St. Albert Gazette Great Reading

Book picks as published in the June 21, 2017 St. Albert Gazette. For more great reads, check here.

Medicine WalkMedicine walk : a novel

By Richard Wagamese

This timeless novel tells the universal story of a father/son struggle in a fresh, utterly memorable way, set in dramatic landscape of the B.C. interior. A story about love, friendship, courage, and the idea that the land has within it powers of healing – revealing the ultimate goodness of its characters and offering a deeply moving and redemptive conclusion.

 

Bearskin_Diary-COVER-ALT.inddBearskin Diary : a novel

By Carol Daniels

Taken from the arms of her mother as soon as she was born, Sandy was only one of over twenty thousand Aboriginal children scooped up by the federal government between the 1960s and 1980s. Sandy was adopted by a Ukrainian family and grew up as the only First Nations child in a town of white people. She eventually finds her way by embracing her First Nations roots.

 

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