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Set on a reservation in far northern Minnesota, This Town Sleeps focuses on Marion Lafournier, a midtwenties gay Ojibwe man who starts a relationship with his former classmate Shannon, a heavily closeted white man. 

Marion discovers a spirit dog one night which leads to an investigation of an Ojibwe basketball star who was murdered at 17.


This novel was written by Dennis E Staples, an Ojibwe (Red Lake Nation) writer from Bemidji, MN.

"This Town Sleeps" Dennis E Staples

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