By Tracey Lindberg
Monkey Beach meets Green Grass, operating Water meets The Beachcombers during this clever and humorous novel by means of a debut Cree author
Birdie is a darkly comedian and relocating first novel in regards to the common event of recuperating from wounds of the earlier, knowledgeable via the lore and data of Cree traditions. Bernice Meetoos, a Cree lady, leaves her domestic in Northern Alberta following tragedy and travels to Gibsons, BC. She is on whatever of a imaginative and prescient quest, looking to comprehend the messages from The Frugal Gourmet (one of the one tv indicates on hand on CBC North) that come to her in her goals. She is usually pushed by way of the leftover teenaged wish to meet Pat Johns, who performed Jesse on The Beachcombers, simply because he's, as she says, a operating, fit Indian guy. Bernice heads for Molly’s succeed in to discover solutions yet they aren't those she expected.
With the arriving in Gibsons of her Auntie Val and her cousin thin Freda, Bernice unearths the power to stand the earlier and draw the teachings from her desires that she was once by no means totally taught in lifestyles. half highway journey, dream quest and travelogue, the unconventional touches at the universality of women's adventure, despite tradition or race.
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Birdie by Tracey Lindberg