Three Day Road (BOK)

Joseph Boyden

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This novel begins as Niska is reunited with her nephew, Xavier, after he returns from the horrors of the First World War. As she slowly paddles her canoe on the 3-day journey to take him home, travelling through the stark but stunning landscape of Northern Canada, their respective stories emerge. Niska is the last Cree Indian woman living off the land in Canada. She recalls her memories of growing up among her kinsfolk, of trying to remain true to her ancestors and traditions in a rapidly changing world. Xavier joined the war reluctantly at the urging of his only friend, Elijah - a Cree boy raised in the reservation schools. Elijah and Xavier honed their hunting skills as snipers in the horrors of the trenches and the wastes of No-man's land. But as the war continues, they react in very different ways to the never-ending carnage around them. Niska realises that in the aftermath of war, Xavier's very soul is dying - but will the three day journey home be enough to help him find hope again?

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2006 Litteraturtype Skjønnlitteratur
Forfatter Joseph Boyden Forlag
PHOENIX HOUSE
ISBN 9780753820810 Antall sider 435
Dimensjoner 13,1cm x 19,8cm x 2,9cm Vekt 316 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Moderne litteratur, Canada, Indianere, Første verdenskrig, Romaner, 1900-1945, Skjønnlitteratur

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