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Three Day Road
Language: en
Pages: 398
Authors: Joseph Boyden
Categories: Award winners-Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Penguin Books Canada

" ... It is 1919 and Niska, an Oji-Cree medicine woman, has left her home in the bush of northern Ontario to receive Xavier Bird, her only relation who has returned from the trenches of Europe. Gravely wounded and addicted to morphine, Xavier recounts how he and his best friend,
Three Day Road
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Joseph Boyden
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-09 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The stories of an American Indian sniper caught up in the Great War and of his aunt, one of the last Cree Indians to live off the land, are intertwined in a mesmerising journey as they travel home over three days This beautiful, haunting novel begins as Niska is reunited
Catching the Torch
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Neta Gordon
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-25 - Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press

Catching the Torch examines contemporary novels and plays written about Canada’s participation in World War I. Exploring such works as Jane Urquhart’s The Underpainter and The Stone Carvers, Jack Hodgins’s Broken Ground, Kevin Kerr’s Unity (1918), Stephen Massicotte’s Mary’s Wedding, and Frances Itani’s Deafening, the book considers how writers have
Penguin Celebrations Titles-three Day Road
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Joseph Boyden
Categories: Indians of North America
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-02-17 - Publisher:

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National Plots
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Andrea Cabajsky, Brett Josef Grubisic
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-09 - Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press

Fiction that reconsiders, challenges, reshapes, and/or upholds national narratives of history has long been an integral aspect of Canadian literature. Works by writers of historical fiction (from early practitioners such as John Richardson to contemporary figures such as Alice Munro and George Elliott Clarke) propose new views and understandings of