The Resource Birdie : a novel, Tracey Lindberg

Birdie : a novel, Tracey Lindberg

Label
Birdie : a novel
Title
Birdie
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Tracey Lindberg
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A darkly comic and moving first novel about the universal experience of recovering from wounds of the past, informed by the lore and knowledge of Cree traditions. 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 that come to her in her dreams, but also driven by the leftover teenaged desire to meet Pat Johns, who played Jesse on The Beachcombers, because he is, as she says, a working, healthy Indian man. Bernice heads for Molly?s Reach to find answers but once there finds she is making the same poor decisions as always. Part road trip, dream quest and travelogue, the novel touches on the universality of women's experience, regardless of culture or race. Tracey Lindberg is a woman of Cree-Metis ancestry from northern Alberta. She has a doctoral degree in law as well as law degrees from the University of Ottawa, Harvard Law School and the University of Saskatchewan
Awards note
CBC Books Best book of the Year ; National Post Best Book of the year ; CBC Books Writers to Watch 2015 Selection ; Longlisted for CBC Canada Reads 2016
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lindberg, Tracey
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.L562
LC item number
B57 2016
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cree Indians
  • Cree women
  • Cree Indians
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
Label
Birdie : a novel, Tracey Lindberg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Canada by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd in a hardcover edition 2015
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
HarperCollins trade paperback edition.
Extent
266 pages
Isbn
9781443451352
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)935193945
  • (OCoLC)ocn935193945
Label
Birdie : a novel, Tracey Lindberg
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Canada by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd in a hardcover edition 2015
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
HarperCollins trade paperback edition.
Extent
266 pages
Isbn
9781443451352
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)935193945
  • (OCoLC)ocn935193945

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