Smoke River

Smoke River

Krista Foss


An terribly entire debut, Smoke River follows households on varied facets of a situation with deep roots in historical past and territory via one fateful summer season. For readers of Lori Lansens, Joseph Boyden, and John Bemrose's The Island Walkers.
     After a proposed subdivision turns into the positioning of a Mohawk protest -- the land, which has lengthy shaped a type of impartial border among a reserve and the neighbouring city, is contested -- tensions increase via 3 sweltering summer season months, exposing previous wounds, in addition to forging new and occasionally impressive connections.
This compelling modern tale is advised within the voices of a number of bright, unforgettable characters, from the stressed younger Mohawk lady dreaming of event and status within the wider global; to the winning businessman who has made sturdy use of his place among groups, and who harbours an incredibly gentle mystery; to the highschool hero whose internal lifestyles might surprise his admirers, specially his bold mom; and to the unforeseen fans, who needs to weigh happiness opposed to historical past and fierce delight.
Smoke River is smart and delicate, fearless and infrequently very humorous. It heralds the coming of a colourful, unique, and intrepid new voice in Canadian literature.

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