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A dark and promised land : a novel

Author: Nathaniel Poole
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Dundurn, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Orkneywoman Rose is shipwrecked on the shores of Rupert's Land, she quickly falls in love with Alexander, a Half-caste man who is guiding her people into the dark heart of the continent. But after the death of her father at the hands of another Native, Rose turns against Alexander and all his kind. Heartbroken, Alexander returns to his wild life of running buffalo on the prairie. Although parted from Rose by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Poole, Nathaniel, 1961-, author.
Dark and promised land./
Toronto : Dundurn Press, 2014.
(CaOONL)20149010265
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Poole
ISBN: 9781459722002 1459722000
OCLC Number: 875027219
Description: 280 pages ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Nathaniel Poole.

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When Orkneywoman Rose is shipwrecked on the shores of Rupert's Land, she falls in love with a half-caste man, Alexander. When she shuns him after the death of her father, he leaves. Unable to bear  Read more...

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The author masterfully describes life in early 19th-century Western Canada. He describes the landscape beautifully, evoking period and place...few books are written about the Canadian experience Read more...

 
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