Birth date: July 02, 1950
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This is meant to be a difficult book to read for its target audience (middle class white Canadians) and it was. It's not interested in coddling or pulling punches. It's frankly tired of this shit. (I wanted to go, "but not me!" a lot, but yes, me too, or she wouldn't be writing the book.) The styl...
I'm still trying to figure out what to make of this book. Obviously, I'm not the target audience, which factors in, but even then I felt torn.I really liked how matter of factly it dealt with Sto:lo culture, including the supernatural elements, which were very real, and very much a part of the plot....
I read this for my Canadian Lit. class. This is one of the first books written by a native Indian and that is one of the claims it makes to fame. It’s a work of exquisite imagery, woven with the strong feelings that keeps it immortal. However, to anyone reading this in the contemporary time, Caucasi...
Another book for looking at Canadian history through a literary lens. Now that I'm adding all of the books that I've read in the past, I've just noticed that I read Maracle's I Am Woman in my first semester, then read this book in my last full semester. Almost like coming full circle, isn't it?