Monkey Beach

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Houghton Mifflin, 2000 - British Columbia - 377 pages
As Lisamarie travels by speedboat, five hundred miles north of Vancouver, searching for her drowned brother's body, she recounts her life which has included visits by ghosts and shapeshifters and tormenting premonitions.

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User Review  - munchie13 - www.librarything.com

Absolutely fabulous book! I struggled a bit with appreciating the ending despite normally feeling good about things being left ambiguous. I guess I was more invested in the characters than I normally am (which speaks to the character development). Would read again in a heartbeat. Read full review

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Monkey Beach is a poignant read that sheds light on the lives of Indigenous people living in a remote part of the British Columbia coast. On one hand, the book shares fascinating insights into Haisla ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

Eden Robinson is a First Nations woman who grew up in Haisla territory. Her first book, a collection of stories called "Traplines" (1996), was awarded the Winifred Holtby Prize for the best first work of fiction in the Commonwealth & was selected as a New York Times Editors' Choice & Notable Book of the Year. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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