The Sentence by Louise Erdrich review – saved by books
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A Native American rebuilds her life after a prison sentence in this powerfully topical novel from the Pulitzer winner

As Louise Erdrich’s new novel begins, her heroine, Tookie, has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for an offence both horrible and ridiculous. It’s 2005, and though Tookie is in her 30s, “I still clung to a teenager’s pursuits and mental habits” – drinking and drugging as though she is still an impulsive young adult. Her friend Danae’s lover Budgie has died in the arms of his...

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