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The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse This is the story of Father Damien Modeste, priest to his beloved people, the Ojibwe Modeste, nearing the end of his life, dreads the discovery of his physical identity for he is a woman who has lived as a man.For than a half century, Father Damien Modeste has served his beloved people, the Ojibwe, on the remote reservation of Little No Horse To complicate his fears, his quiet life changes when a troubled colleague comes to the reservation to investigate the life of the perplexing, difficult, possibly false saint Sister Leopolda Father Damien alone knows the strange truth of Sister Leopolda s piety and is faced with the most difficult decision of his life Should he reveal all he knows and risk everything Or should he manufacture a protective history though he believes Leopolda s wonder working is motivated by evil Download The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse – wholesalesweetshop.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 637 pages
  • The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse
  • Louise Erdrich
  • English
  • 08 September 2018
  • 0786235209

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  1. While much has been made about configurations of gender in the novels of Louise Erdrich, Last Report of Miracles from Little No Horse LRMLNH transcends earlier accomplishments from The Beet Queen and The Antelope Wife The unifying aspect of sex becomes the force early in this story that turns the plot back to Tracks, bringing an astonishing depth to a story we thought we already knew.For those not familiar with the novels of Erdrich, many of the characters in LRMLNH were introduced in earlier While much has been made about configurations of gender in the novels of...

  2. If you yoked Faulkner with Garcia Marquez, and anointed them with the comic hijinx of John Irving, you would experience a sense of Louise Erdrich s poetic, visually imaginative power She interweaves a traditional pagan mysticism with Catholic catechism, the animate with the anthropomorphic The central figure, Father Damien Modeste, is a Catholic missionary priest who, since coming to the Little No Horse reservation in 1912, has fluidly blended the customs of the Ojibwe people with the Holy Tri If you yoked Faulkner with Garcia Marquez, and anointed them with the comic hijinx of John Irving, you would experience a sense of Louise Erdrich s poetic, visually imaginative power She interweaves a traditional pagan mysticism with Catholic catechism, the animate with the anthropomorphic The central figure, Father Damien Modeste, is a Catholic missionary priest who, since coming to the Little No Horse reservation in 1912, has fluidly blended the customs of the Ojibwe people with the Holy Trinity Through his eighty years there on the reservation he is at least 100 years old now , he has integrated the sp...

  3. I have to admit that I didn t finish this book I vowed to myself, back when I slogged my way through the insufferable Anna Karenina, that I would never again finish a book just because I had started it and I continue to live by that standard Still, I came very near the end, and my complaint about The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse could not have been repaired in the space left What it boils down to is this for me, Erdrich didn t achieve a genuine internal life for all her I have to admit that I didn t finish this book I vowed to myself, back when I slogged my way through the insufferable Anna Karenina, that I would never again finish a book just because I had started it and I continue to live by that standard Still, I came very near the end, and my complaint about The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse could not have been repaired in the space left What it boils down to is this for me, Erdrich didn t achieve a genuine internal life for all her characters I bought the perspective of Agnes Father Damien, but w...

  4. I just loved this book Such a wonderful portrayal of Father Damien actually a woman who finds her life as a priest through very strange circumstances and the Ojibwa Indians on a Dakota reservation The prose was beautiful and while the story went back and forth from past to present, Erdrich does such a fantastic job acquainting the reader with all the main characters and their stories this was not confusing to me I felt like I was intimately acquainted with all of them, and loved reading abo I just loved this book Such a wonderful portrayal of Father Damien act...

  5. I need a chance to catch my breath maybe I need to learn how to breathe once again maybe I need to get new lungs I don t know I don t understand Last night I was reading this book and then it happened and I wasn t sure why it had to, it being the ending of the book, and it being, like all things in this book, truly wonderfully beautiful, dark, earthy, coloured with the hues of the prairie sky hovering over a cool lake as the first winds of Autumn move onto the land This novel is massive in I need a chance to catch my breath maybe I need to learn how to breathe once again maybe I need to get new lungs I don t know I don t understand Last night I was reading this book and then it happened and I wasn t sure why it had...

  6. What is the whole of our existence but the sound of an appalling love p355.Both poetic and magical, The Last Report On The Miracles At Little No Horse , is a profoundly spiritual book It consists of the recollections of Father Damien Modeste in reality Agnes DeWitt, an ex nun who narrowly escaped being murdered at the beginning of the story of his ministry to the Native Americans on the Ojibwe reservations Throughout his time there he had written copious letters to the Vatican conc What is the whole of our existence but the sound of an appalling love p355.Both poetic and magical, The Last Report On The Miracles At Little No Horse , is a profoundly spiritual book It consists of the recollections of Father Damien Modeste in reality Agnes DeWitt, an ex nun who narrowly escaped being murdered at the beginning of the story of his ministry to the Native Americans on the Ojibwe reservations Throughout his time th...

  7. It has been a while since I read a book which made me genuinely laugh out loud as I read it and which brought me to tears at other times This book was one of those types of reads for me I have read a few of Erdrich s previous novels and I have enjoyed all of them In every one of her novels we are exposed to the inner thoughts and dialouge s of her multiple characters Many of her works deal with the different extremes of love and how one experiences love in its different forms From the mount It has been a while since I read a book which made me genuinely laugh out loud as I read it and which brought me to tears at other times This book was one of those types of reads for me I have read a few of Erdrich s previous novels and I have enjoyed all of them In every one of her novels we are exposed to the inner thought...

  8. What a beautiful ending for another complex story by Louise Erdrich This is a book that twisted my opinions around its premisestimes than once At times preposterous, and at times profound this tale binds the reader up into its characters choices Choices that we don t always agree with, but seem frequently to find ourselves complicit in And although sometimes I felt that small plot twists were a bit pat, I foun...

  9. This epic spans generations but centers around the life of the fascinating Father Damien Every aspect of his story is compelling, as are the journeys into the lives of other characters on the reservation Erdrich deftly balances depth and breadth to create a vast yet intricately detailed and rich web of personalities, relationships, and histories The tension between Catholicism and tra...

  10. Another beautiful, moving book from Ms Erdrich Probably her most ambitious.There s some great, hilarious stuff with Nanapush in this book, scenes that I m sure I ll always remember a moose chase gone awry, and a series of very funny resurrections There are also many beautiful passages about faith, some of which caused me to close the book and think for a while before moving on For me, that s a sign that a book is working on me at a deeper level than just story.I d call this a must read, t Another beautiful, moving book from Ms Erdrich Probably her most ambitious.There s some great, hilarious stuff with Nanapush in this book, scenes that I m sure I ll always remember a moose chase gone awry, and a series of very funny resurrections There are also many beautiful passages about fai...