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The Night Watchman

by William Gwin

  • 227 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Xlibris Corporation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Modern fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10655229M
    ISBN 100738899143
    ISBN 109780738899145
    OCLC/WorldCa169909055

    Erdrich imbues The Night Watchman with her signature style: a sweeping vision of spiritual and historical resonance, animated by the rich depth of feeling within her characters and a wry current of humor. Amid its many strengths and pleasures, this novel creates a graceful meditation on the power—and the steep cost—of holding vigil for the. Contents Books About: Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with lightness and gravity and unfolds with the elegant .

    “The Night Watchman is above all a story of resilience It is a story in which magic and harsh realities collide in a breathtaking, but ultimately satisfying way. Like those ancestors who linger in the shadows of the pages, the characters Erdrich has created will remain with the reader long after the book is closed.” - New York Journal of. The The Night Watchman Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you.

    Her new novel T he Night Watchman is in one sense a departure. Though much of her fiction is informed by experience As in the book, your grandfather really did fight a U.S. Senator’s effort. Synopsis Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with lightness and gravity and unfolds with the elegant prose, sly humor, and .


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The Night Watchman is a great book. The story of Thomas “Muskrat” Wazhashk and the story of the Turtle Mountain People during the ’s, one of many times the United States government attempted to renege on its treaties and steal Native land is, at once, heart-wrenching, heartwarming, and powerfully life affirming/5().

The Night Watchman by Minnesota bookstore tycoon, Louise Erdrich is a wonderful sprawling and rambling delight. Honestly, it is amazing and more than a little inspiring that bookstore mogul Erdrich can find the time to crank out such an amazing story in between updating store bestseller bays, refreshing the bookmark spinner, and The Night Watchman book /5.

The Night Watchman is a great book. The story of Thomas “Muskrat” Wazhashk and the story of the Turtle Mountain People during the ’s, one of many times the United States government attempted to renege on its treaties and steal Native land is, at once, heart-wrenching, heartwarming, and powerfully life affirming/5().

New York Times Bestseller. Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with lightness and gravity and unfolds.

Louise Erdrich’s new novel “The Night Watchman” (HarperCollins, $) shimmers and dances like the northern lights the book’s cover evokes. Thomas Wazhushk, the night watchman of the.

Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C.

this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with lightness and gravity, and unfolds with the elegant. The Night Watchman is above all a story of resilience It is a story in which magic and harsh realities collide in a breathtaking, but ultimately satisfying way.

Like those ancestors who linger in the shadows of the pages, the characters Erdrich has created will remain with the reader long after the book is : HarperCollins Publishers. “The Night Watchman” is more overtly political — it even includes a trip to Washington, D.C.

— but it’s a political novel reconceived as only. Erdrich's grandfather is the inspiration for her novel’s protagonist, Thomas Wazhushk, the night watchman of the title. He gets his last name from the muskrat, "the lowly, hardworking, water-loving rodent," and Thomas is a hard worker himself: In between his rounds at a local factory, at first uncertain he can really help his tribe, he.

Thomas Wazhashk is the night watchman at the jewel-bearing plant, the first factory located near the Turtle Mountain Reservation in rural North Dakota. He is also a Chippewa Council member who is trying to understand the consequences of a new “emancipation” bill on its way to the floor of the United States Congress.

It isand he and the other council members know the bill. "The Night Watchman is above all a story of resilience It is a story in which magic and harsh realities collide in a breathtaking, but ultimately satisfying way.

Like those ancestors who linger in the shadows of the pages, the characters Erdrich has created will remain with the reader long after the book is closed.". An excerpt from “The Night Watchman,” by Louise Erdrich.

The government attributed their focus to Indian blood and training in Indian beadwork. Based on the life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s grandfather, this novel—set in —explores the Chippewa community of Turtle Mountain Reservation: Thomas Wazhashk, the titular night watchman of the local jewel bearing plant and Chippewa Council member, seeks justice for his tribe in Congress, while Patrice struggles to 4/4(20).

The Night Watchman Louise Erdrich, HarperCollins pp. ISBN Summary Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s grandfather, who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C.

THE NIGHT WATCHMAN By Louise Erdrich. Early in this banquet of a novel that invites us back into Louise Erdrich’s ongoing Chippewa chronicles, a character on the reservation boasts, “Law can.

Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s grandfather, who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with lightness and gravity and unfolds with the elegant.

Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with lightness and gravity and unfolds with the.

Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s&#;grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with lightness and gravity and unfolds with the elegant.

Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich's grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with lightness and gravity and unfolds with the elegant.

A historical novel based on the life of the National Book Award-winning author's grandfather traces the experiences of a Chippewa Council night watchman in.

The follow is an excerpt from Louise Erdich's new novel, The Night Erdrich is the author of sixteen novels, volumes of poetry, children's books, and a memoir of early motherhood.

The Night Watchman book. Read 75 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Eleven months ago, Ray Quinn was a tough, quick-witted Orlando h /5.New York Times Bestseller. Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North Dakota all the way to Washington, D.C., this powerful novel explores themes of love and death with lightness and gravity and unfolds with the elegant .