The Resource Monkey Beach: : a novel, Eden Robinson, (ebook)

Monkey Beach: : a novel, Eden Robinson, (ebook)

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Monkey Beach: : a novel
Title
Monkey Beach:
Title remainder
a novel
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Eden Robinson
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Language
eng
Summary
A young Native American woman remembers her volatile childhood as she searches for her lost brother in the Canadian wilds in an extraordinary, critically acclaimed debut novel As she races along Canada's Douglas Channel in her speedboat-heading toward the place where her younger brother Jimmy, presumed drowned, was last seen-twenty-year-old Lisamarie Hill recalls her younger days. A volatile and precocious Native girl growing up in Kitamaat, the Haisla Indian reservation located five hundred miles north of Vancouver, Lisa came of age standing with her feet firmly planted in two different worlds: the spiritual realm of the Haisla and the sobering "real" world with its dangerous temptations of violence, drugs, and despair. From her beloved grandmother, Ma-ma-oo, she learned of tradition and magic; from her adored, Elvis-loving uncle Mick, a Native rights activist on a perilous course, she learned to see clearly, to speak her mind, and never to bow down. But the tragedies that have scarred her life and ultimately led her to these frigid waters cannot destroy her indomitable spirit, even though the ghosts that speak to her in the night warn her that the worst may be yet to come. ̀Easily one of the most admired debut novels to appear in many a decade, Eden Robinson's Monkey Beach was immediately greeted with universal acclaim-called "gripping" by the San Diego Union-Tribune, "wonderful" by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, and "glorious" by the Globe and Mail, earning nominations for numerous literary awards before receiving the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. Evocative, moving, haunting, and devastatingly funny, it is an extraordinary read from a brilliant literary voice that must be heard
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Midwest
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Robinson, Eden
Dewey number
813/.54
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no index present
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fiction
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  • Haisla Indians
  • Brothers
  • Indian women
  • Young women
  • Kitimat Region (B.C.)
  • British Columbia
  • Rocky Mountains
Target audience
adult
Label
Monkey Beach: : a novel, Eden Robinson, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781497662773
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11559630
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remote
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11559630
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MWT11559630
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Monkey Beach: : a novel, Eden Robinson, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781497662773
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11559630
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11559630
System control number
MWT11559630
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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