Against the Grain

Against the Grain – January 18, 2006

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Louise Erdrich spins lyrical, moving stories that interlock and interweave and focus mostly on Native Americans, mostly on the North Plains. In her new novel The Painted Drum, which explores themes of loss, connection and heroism, Erdrich inserts pointed references to racial and political concerns. (Encore presentation.)

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