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Granta Books, 1997 - Children - 248 pages
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On an Indian reservation in Minnesota, Poverty is the name given to a line of three wind-battered houses and an old battered Catalina. This is the home of Jeanette, Duke and Ellis. Here, rumours swirl like the snow drifts that alter the landscape in the bitter winter.

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An Ojibwe writer from northern Minnesota's Leech Lake Reservation debuts with a sad but graceful tale of seven people living in a crumbling housing tract called Poverty.The first 25 or so pages on the ... Read full review


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An empty coffin is lowered into a grave behind a half-abandoned housing project called Poverty on an Indian reservation in northern Minnesota. The burial ceremony is for an enigmatic eight-year-old ... Read full review


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