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The Crown of Columbus By Louise Erdrich

The Crown of Columbus
by Louise Erdrich

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A novel from Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich, winner of America's prestigious National Book Award for Fiction, 2012.

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The Crown of Columbus by Louise Erdrich

A novel from Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich, winner of America's prestigious National Book Award for Fiction, 2012.

Charlie Trumper's earliest memory is of hearing his grandfather's sales patter from behind his costermonger's barrow. When Grandpa Charlie dies, young Charlie wants nothing more than to follow in his footsteps - his burning ambition is to own a shop that will sell everything: 'The Biggest Barrow in the World'.

Charlie's progress from the teeming streets of Whitechapel to the elegance of Chelsea Terrace is only a few miles 'as the crow flies'. But in Jeffrey Archer's expert hands it becomes an epic journey through the triumphs and disasters of the century, as Charlie follows a thread of love, ambition and revenge to fulfil the dream his grandfather inspired.

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The Crown of Columbus Reviews


`Monumentally gripping ... a compulsive epic.' Mail on Sunday

About Louise Erdrich


Louise Erdrich is one of the most gifted, prolific, and challenging of American novelists. Her fiction reflects aspects of her mixed heritage: German through her father, and French and Ojibwa through her mother. She is the author of many novels, the first of which, Love Medicine, won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the last of which, The Round House, won the National Book Award for Fiction in 2012. She lives in Minnesota.

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GOR004667934
The Crown of Columbus by Louise Erdrich
Louise Erdrich
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
1992-08-20
384
0006544762
9780006544760
N/A
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