Birdie by Tracey Lindberg PDF

By Tracey Lindberg

Monkey Beach meets Green Grass, operating Water meets The Beachcombers during this clever and humorous novel via a debut Cree author

Birdie is a darkly comedian and relocating first novel in regards to the common event of getting better from wounds of the earlier, proficient by way of the lore and information 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, trying to comprehend the messages from The Frugal Gourmet (one of the one tv exhibits to be had on CBC North) that come to her in her goals. She can be pushed via 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 don't seem to be those she expected.

With the arriving in Gibsons of her Auntie Val and her cousin thin Freda, Bernice reveals the power to stand the earlier and draw the teachings from her goals that she was once by no means totally taught in existence. half street journey, dream quest and travelogue, the radical touches at the universality of women's adventure, despite tradition or race.

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