The Art of Fiction No. 208: Louise Erdrich
Presents an interview with author Louise Erdrich. When asked about the teachers of her childhood, Erdrich comments on having the Franciscan Sisters as teachers. She comments on various aspects of her family, including her Ojibwe heritage, her Catholic upbringing, and the literary influence of her father's letters. Erdrich also answers questions about symbolism in several of her works including the books "The Antelope Wife," "The Plague of Doves" and "Shadow Tag."