David Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota. He is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship to Canada, a Pushcart Prize, the 1996 Minnesota Book Award and was a finalist for the Penn West prize in 1999. The translation of Dr Apelles is his third novel. He divides his time between his home on the Leech Lake Reservation and Minneapolis.The son of Robert Treuer, an Austrian Jew and holocaust survivor and Margaret Seelye Treuer, a tribal court judge, David Treuer grew up on Leech Lake Reservation. After graduating from high school he attended Princeton University where he wrote two senior theses—one in anthropology and one in creative writing—and where he worked with Toni Morrison, Paul Muldoon, and Joanna Scott. Treuer graduated in 1992 and published his first novel, Little, in 1995. He received his PhD in anthropology and published his second novel, The Hiawatha, in 1999.His novels have been translated into Norwegian, Finnish, French, and Greek.David Treuer is represented by the Knopf Speakers Bureau (http://www.knopfspeakersbureau.com). (added from Random House)
Author David Treuer at the 2019 Texas Book Festival in Austin, Texas, United States. By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=84683391
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Indian America from 1890 to the Present 450 copies, 9 reviews
Rez Life: An Indian's Journey Through Reservation Life 278 copies, 13 reviews
The Translation of Dr Apelles: A Love Story 134 copies, 2 reviews
Prudence 104 copies, 9 reviews
Little 88 copies, 3 reviews
The Hiawatha 67 copies, 1 review
Native American Fiction: A User's Manual 47 copies, 1 review
Hoka Key 2 copies
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