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  • 3 of 6 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Smithers Public Library.

Current holds

2 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Smithers Public Library F CAR (Text) 35101011011629 Adult Fiction Volume hold In transit -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781553804994 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 370 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia : Ronsdale Press, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A novel"--Front cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-370)
Summary, etc.:
"The pious women of Batoche scorn abused wife and mother Josette Lavoie for daring to question the church and taking drastic measures to avoid death by pregnancy. When Riel arrives, he discovers that she is the granddaughter of his most valued ally, Chief Big Bear, and makes her his disciple. But there’s a price: she must hide the truths that their new leader spent two years in an insane asylum and has plans for the Métis to leave their beloved Roman Catholic religion for his own Apostolic Church of the New World...Torn by the local priest’s demands that she spy on Riel, and the rebel leaders’ increasing paranoia, Josette is oblivious to signs that her daughter has fallen victim to devastating acts."-- Author's website.
Subject: Riel Rebellion, 1885 > Fiction.
Métis > Fiction.
Canadian fiction.
Historical fiction, Canadian.
Saskatchewan > Fiction.
Saskatchewan > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Topic Heading: First Nations > Fiction.

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