A NovelBook - 2015 | First edition.
From Library Staff
lydia1879 Apr 26, 2017
How to put into words a book that affected me so deeply.
This is an achingly beautiful book. It hurts, but it hurts in such a beautiful way.
Birdie by Tracey Lindberg is about a woman named Birdie, a half-Cree woman who spends a lot of time in Edmonton, Alberta and also B.C. Having just r... Read More »
EPLPicks Jun 13, 2019
"I read Birdie for a feminist book club I'm in, and loved everything about it. What I remember loving the most was the beautiful language, and the focus on female characters. I also really enjoyed the strong sense of place, and recognizing many of the Edmonton landmarks. Fans of magical real... Read More »
EPLPicks_Guest_Topic Feb 28, 2017
"Birdie is a darkly comic and moving first novel about the universal experience of recovering from wounds of the past, informed by the lore and knowledge of Cree traditions. Part road trip, part dream quest, part travelogue, the novel touches on the universality of women's experience, regard... Read More »
EPLPicks_Guest_Topic Sep 09, 2016
An ethereal and compelling novel that points to complex family and community relationships as a result of colonialism–and touches on the very real issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
EPLGreatStuff_Lindy Dec 21, 2015
Contemporary Cree. Non-linear time. Healing hibernation. (Also available in eBook format.)