Loggers' Daughters

Loggers' Daughters

eBook - 2013
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Publisher: Fernie, British Columbia : Oolichan Books, 2013
ISBN: 9780889825949
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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LaughingOne Feb 22, 2015

This is a somewhat confusing novel to read, because it jumps from time period to different time period with no way to tell until after you've read some and realize this is another time or place. Adare is the main character, all the bits and pieces and stories in this novel revolve around her somehow. She and her husband live near a small logging town in BC's interior. As the logging industry changes, so do the lives of those who depend on it. And as Adare's daughter goes to university in Vancouver and gets involved in women's studies and the Women's Movement, she brings ideas and questions home to her mother, questions that make Adare think about her own life in ways that are uncomfortable and new. While this is somewhat a difficult read, it is a worthwhile read that left me with respect for a kind of life I never experienced myself, understanding for people I didn't think I could agree with, and hope.

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