Fiction book about generational suicides?
August 18, 2011 7:36 AM Subscribe
Looking for the title of a book that I read in the mid 90's. It is a "fanciful" fictional book about a family (generations of family) end up committing suicide in very strange ways.
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My library had a list of books that said "if you like this author, you may like this...". I think the author I chose was Louise Erdrich. I believe that the cover of the book had a hand drawn picture of a girl swirling upside down. The book was told from her point of view. Also, all of the characters in the book were aware that suicide was their fate, a family condition. Does this ring any bells? whatshouldireadnext.com failed me. And no, I am not looking to harm myself. I used the word "fanciful" to describe the book b/c I don't remember any of the characters being depressed.