The Beet Queen

By: Erdrich, Louise

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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.

The bestselling, award-winning author of "The Painted Drum," Louise Erdrich dazzles in this vibrant and heartfelt tale of abandonment and sexual obsession, jealousy and unstinting love that explores with empathy, humor, and power the eternal mystery of the human condition.

Title: The Beet Queen

Author Name: Erdrich, Louise

Categories: Fiction & Literature.,

Publisher: London : Flamingo, 1994.:

ISBN Number: 000654620X

ISBN Number 13: 9780006546207

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: vg+

Seller ID: BB0202361

Description: A nice clean copy.