New PDF release: Just Pretending

By Bird-Wilson Lisa

From considered one of Canada’s most enjoyable new Métis voices, Lisa Bird-Wilson, comes a publication whose habitual topics comprise the complexities of identification, belonging/not belonging, Aboriginal adoption, loss and abandonment, remorse and lack of confidence. A deadbeat dad attempts to reconnect together with his daughter after 22 years away. A egocentric poet has been scarred through an upbringing that leaves him emotionally far-off from his youngsters and wife. A pot-smoking middle-aged guy undertakes a modest quest for which means following a broom with mortality. A fourteen-year-old woman struggles to come back to phrases along with her emotions of abandonment. The characters are usually fragile, occasionally unlikeable, yet eventually should be pointed out or sympathized with. on the centre of the tales are notions of identification and belonging, and the advanced relationships among kids and oldsters, either people who are actual and people who are only pretending.

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