Birdie : a Novel

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BC Libraries Cooperative, 2015
Bernice Meetoos, a Cree woman, leaves her home in Northern Alberta following tragedy and travels to Gibsons, BC. She is on something of a vision quest, seeking to understand the messages from The Frugal Gourmet (one of the only television shows available on CBC North) that come to her in her dreams. She is also driven by the desire to meet Pat Johns, who played Jesse on The Beachcombers.

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I wanted to read the Canada Reads nominees so picked this book up. I am not sure how to describe my reading experience. There was a lot of back and forth in time in this book that sometimes confused ... Read full review

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Bernice (aka Birdie) is a Cree woman and has recently come to Gibsons, British Columbia, where The Beachcombers was filmed. Bernice has had a crush on the only Indian character, Jesse, since she was ... Read full review

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