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What happens when a trained killer discovers, in the aftermath of war, that his true vocation is love? Having survived the killing fields of World War I, Fidelis Waldvogel returns home to his quiet German village and marries the pregnant widow of his best friend, killed in action. With a suitcase full of sausages and a master butcher's precious set of knives, Fidelis sets out for America and settles in Argus, North Dakota. Over the years he works hard, building a business, a family, and a singing club consisting of the best voices in town. When Delphine Watzka, a daughter of Argus, meets Fidelis, the ground trembles. This momentous encounter changes the course of their lives, and determines the trajectory of this brilliant new book by one of America's most acclaimed novelists.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780792729051
performance Read:
Louise Erdrich.
Publisher:
BBC Audiobooks America
Location:
Hampton, NH (8 hrs., 29 mins.)
Subject:
Singers
Subject:
Young women
Subject:
North dakota
Subject:
Married people
Subject:
World War, 1914-1918
Subject:
German americans
Subject:
Butchers
Subject:
Talking book collection.
Subject:
Triangles
Series Volume:
GTR-550
Publication Date:
p2003
Pages:
2 sound discs

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