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Published November 15, 2012, 12:00 AM

Louise Erdrich in 2008

This May 16, 2008 file photo shows author Louise Erdrich at her store BirchBark Books in Minneapolis. Erdrich, 58, won a National Book Award Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, for her story, "The Round House" the second of a planned trilogy, about an Ojibwe boy and his quest to avenge his mother's rape. Erdrich, who's part Ojibwe, spoke in her tribal tongue and then switched to English as she dedicated her fiction award to "the grace and endurance of native people." (AP Photo/Dawn Villella, file)
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