Book Reviews 219 and her siblings, issues that the mothers also dealt with. Rulon Allred eventually married at least eleven women, but Solomon focuses mainly on the seven sister-wives her father lived with for much of her early life and the constant vigilance necessary to stay ahead of detection and the law. She also tracks events that lead to her father's assassination; in 1977, Allred was gunned down in the offices of his medical practice by followers of Ervil LeBaron's radical polygamist group, an event that is well-remembered in Utah even today. In My Father's House offers an intimate account of growing up in a polygamist family that transcends the sound bites and newspaper headlines that often make up the sum total of common knowledge about a difficult and often hidden way of life lived by people that Solomon examines critically, candidly, and compassionately. Shadow Tag. By Louise Erdrich. New York: HarperCollins, 2010. 272 pages, $25.99. Reviewed by James Cihlar Saint Paul, MN Louise Erdrich's Shadow Tag could be read as a roman à clef, or just as easily as a novel of ideas. Portraying successful Native American characters who live in a Midwestern urban area, it also
Western American Literature – The Western Literature Association
Published: Aug 13, 2010
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera