The Beet Queen: A Novel

Title

The Beet Queen: A Novel

Authors

Louise Erdrich

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Document Type

Book

Description

On a spring morning in 1932, young Karl and Mary Adare arrive by boxcar in Argus, North Dakota. After being orphaned in a most peculiar way, they seek refuge in the butcher shop of their aunt Fritzie and her husband, Pete; ordinary Mary, who will cause a miracle, and seductive Karl, who lacks his sister's gift for survival, embark upon an exhilarating life-journey crowded with colorful, unforgettable characters and marked by the extraordinary magic of natural events.

Publication Date

1986

Publisher

Holt

City

New York

State

NY

Award

2014 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | Fiction

The Beet Queen: A Novel

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