Celia's Song

Celia's Song

Book - 2014
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Celia's vision of the past during a weather disturbance becomes a reality when her great-niece is horribly abused.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Cormorant Books, ♭2014
ISBN: 9781770864160
Branch Call Number: MARACLE
Characteristics: 269 pages ; 22 cm

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mclarjh
May 23, 2017

Written at a junior high school level. Repetitive, boring, too long, stereotypical, confusing characters, lecturing tone.

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Eosos
Mar 15, 2017

What a compelling story. I read another review that mentioned how 'white' they felt by the time they read the end and I have to agree. This is a whole other culture that I've ignored for years, even though it's in my own backyard, so to speak. I've only recently started to take any notice of the terrible consequences colonialism and religion has had on this community. It often amazes me what they've survived as a people and I'm impressed with their resilience and forgiveness.
This book relates some of that history and some of those consequences, often in a poignant way and more often in a terrible way. This story is heart breaking and hopeful, beautiful despite the terrible tragedy it contains.

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