The Painted Drum: A Novel

Title

The Painted Drum: A Novel

Authors

Louise Erdrich

Files

Document Type

Book

Description

While appraising the estate of a New Hampshire family descended from a North Dakota Indian agent, Faye Travers is startled to discover a rare moose skin and cedar drum fashioned long ago by an Ojibwe artisan. And so begins an illuminating journey both backward and forward in time, following the strange passage of a powerful yet delicate instrument, and revealing the extraordinary lives it has touched and defined.

Publication Date

2005

Publisher

HarperCollins

City

New York

State

NY

Award

2014 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | Fiction

The Painted Drum: A Novel

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