Louise Erdrich's "Indian Boarding School: The Runaways"

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Louise Erdrich (/ˈɜːrdrɪk/ ER-drik;[1] born Karen Louise Erdrich, June 7, 1954)[2] is an American author of novels, poetry, and children's books featuring Native American characters and settings.


Erdrich is widely acclaimed as one of the most significant writers of the second wave of the Native American Renaissance. She has written 28 books in all, including fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and children's books. In 2009, her novel The Plague of Doves was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Fictionand received an Anisfield-Wolf Book Award.[4] In November 2012, she received the National Book Award for Fiction for her novel The Round House.[5] She is a 2013 recipient of the Alex Awards. She was awarded the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction at the National Book Festival in September 2015.[6] In 2021, she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her novel The Night Watchman.[7]


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