The painted drum
(Audio CD)

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Published:
[New York] : Harper Audio, p 2005.
Format:
Audio CD
Physical Desc:
8 sound discs (9 hrs.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
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Description
When Faye Travers is called upon to appraise the estate of a family in her small New Hampshire town, she isn't surprised to discover a forgotten cache of valuable Native American artifacts. However, she stops dead in her tracks when she finds in the collection a rare drum, ornamented with symbols she doesn't recognize and dressed in red tassels and a beaded belt and skirt -- especially since, without touching the instrument, she hears it sound.From Faye's discovery, we trace the drum's passage, from the reservation on the northern plains to New Hampshire and back. Through the voice of Bernard Shaawano, an Ojibwe, we hear how his grandfather fashioned the drum after years of mourning his young daughter's death, and how it changes the lives of those whose paths its crosses. And through Faye we hear of her anguished relationship with a local sculptor, who himself mourns the loss of a daughter, and of the life she has made alone with her mother, in the shadow of the death of Faye's sister.Through these compelling voices, The Painted Drum explores the strange power that lost children exert on the memories of those they leave behind, and the intricate, transformative rhythms of human grief. One finds throughout the grace and wit, the captivating prose, and surprising beauty that characterize Louise Erdrich's finest work.Performed by Anna Fields
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0060828161
UPC:
9780060828165
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 6.3, 14 Points

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General Note
Compact disc.
General Note
Unabridged.
Participants/Performers
Performed by Anna Fields.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Erdrich, L., & Fields, A. (2005). The painted drum. [New York]: Harper Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Erdrich, Louise and Anna Fields. 2005. The Painted Drum. [New York]: Harper Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Erdrich, Louise and Anna Fields, The Painted Drum. [New York]: Harper Audio, 2005.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Erdrich, Louise., and Anna Fields. The Painted Drum. [New York]: Harper Audio, 2005.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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