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Starlight : an unfinished novel / Richard Wagamese.

Wagamese, Richard, (author.).

Available copies

  • 8 of 40 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Houston Public Library.

Current holds

10 current holds with 40 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Houston Public Library F WAG (Text) 35150001718339 New Books Volume hold Available -
Burns Lake Public Library AF WAG (Text) 35198000663857 Adult Fiction Volume hold On holds shelf -
Castlegar Public Library FIC WAG (Text) 35146002078848 Fiction Volume hold On order -
Creston Public Library FIC WAG (Text) 35140100040966 New Books Display Volume hold Checked out 11/07/2018
Dawson Creek Municipal Public Library F WAG (Text) DCL163823 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 09/14/2018
Elkford Public Library FC WAG (Text) 35170000320465 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 10/30/2018
Fernie Heritage Library FIC WAG (Text) 35136000540238 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 10/30/2018
Fort Nelson Public Library FIC WAG (Text) 35246000958775 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 11/10/2018
Fort St John Public Library AF WAG (Text) 35211000371106 ADULT Fiction Volume hold Checked out 10/31/2018
Fort St. James Public Library WAG (Text) 35196001021083 Adult Fiction Volume hold Reshelving -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780771070846
  • ISBN: 0771070845
  • Physical Description: 239 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, 2018.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"The final novel from Richard Wagamese, the bestselling and beloved author of Indian Horse and Medicine Walk, centres on an abused woman on the run who finds refuge and then redemption on a farm run by an Indigenous man with wounds of his own. A radiant novel about the redemptive power of love, mercy, and compassion--and the land's ability to heal us. Franklin Starlight had long settled into a quiet and predictable life working his remote farm. But his contemplative existence is turned upside down by the sudden arrival of Emmy, a woman who has committed a desperate act so she and her child can escape a harrowing life of violence. After Emmy has a run-in with the law, Starlight agrees to take in her and her daughter to help them get back on their feet. Over time, he introduces them to the land and patiently teaches them the skills that have allowed him not only to survive but to find communion with the world, and, gradually, this accidental family changes Starlight and Emmy in ways they never imagined. But Emmy's abusive ex isn't content to just let her go. He wants revenge and is hunting her down. Starlight was unfinished at the time of Richard Wagamese's death, yet every page radiates with his masterful storytelling, intense humanism, and insights that are as hard-earned as they are beautiful. With astonishing scenes set in the rugged backcountry of the B.C. Interior, and characters whose scars cut deep even as their journey toward healing and forgiveness lifts us, Starlight is a last gift to readers from a writer who believed in the power of stories to save us."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Abused women > Fiction.
Indigenous peoples > Fiction.
Farmers > Fiction.
British Columbia > Fiction.
Topic Heading: Festival of the Written Arts 2018 > Sechelt (B.C.)
Aboriginal.

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