Four Souls (Hardcover)
From New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich comes a haunting novel that continues the rich and enthralling Ojibwe saga begun in her novel Tracks.
After taking her mother's name, Four Souls, for strength, the strange and compelling Fleur Pillager walks from her Ojibwe reservation to the cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul. She is seeking restitution from and revenge on the lumber baron who has stripped her tribe's land. But revenge is never simple, and her intentions are complicated by her dangerous compassion for the man who wronged her.
“Fleur’s story, along with comic subplots involving the narrators, is marked by imagery both poetic and moving.”
“Vividly evoked …A welcome addition, then, to a uniquely enthralling and important American story.”
“Great originality and charm.”
“Stunning flights of lyricism.”
-San Francisco Chronicle Book Review
“FOUR SOULS juxtaposes … the ribald and the elegiac.”
“Powerful and haunting.”
-Michiko Kakutani, New York Times