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Hawk by Jennifer Dance

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Book Description

  • At the heart of the story is a family brought together by tragedy, forced to confront their differences and heal the rifts that exist between them
  • Hawk explores the effects that the oil sands industry has on First Nations living along the Athabasca River, a population for whom fish represents a major part of their diet
  • Examines the residual effects of the Residential Schools system on today‘s generation
  • Author has intimate ties to the First Nations community and has written the novel in consultation with them
  • Novel is well-researched and historically accurate, with the parallel story of the osprey and its fight for survival drawing on the author‘s expertise in animal science
  • Giller Prize–winning author Jospeh Boyden said of author‘s first novel, “With Red Wolf, Jennifer Dance has come howling out of the wilderness … and I'm deeply impressed”

  • ISBN: 9781459731868 |
  • Hardcover: 264 pages |
  • Publisher: Dundurn |
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  • Language: English |
  • Format: Ebook