Through Black Spruce

Through Black Spruce

Downloadable Audiobook - 2011 | Unabridged
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Cree bush pilot Will Bird lies comatose in a hospital, while his wayward niece Annie arrives to sit in silent vigil by his side. Slowly their stories reveal two people previously separated by great distances, beaten and broken, and searching for some sense of where they belong in the world.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books ; [Prince Frederick, Md.] : [Distributed by] OneClick Digital, 2011, p2009
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781456110017
Characteristics: 1 sound file (15 hr., 30 min.) : digital
Additional Contributors: Jenner, James
Ahn, Ali

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abpainter
Jun 10, 2013

This book is as well crafted as you would expect a winner of the Giller Prize to be. The actors' reading is very well done. I learned a great deal about Indian culture, viewpoints and their respect for and love of nature. The hold drug dealers can have on a small, isolated community is shown, too. There were some painful scenes that were hard to listen to, but I'm glad I did.

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kljl
Apr 05, 2013

I enjoyed the novel. The stories of the two main characters were intertwined throughout.

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kelf06
Oct 25, 2010

A very worthwhile read. Wonderfully written and very interesting.

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burnout
Nov 16, 2009

wonderfully read. Identifies the chapter so I could listen while drive during the day and read at home at night!

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