November 2008

Two Trails Narrow


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$5.75 USD

Binding: paper

Ryman McGregor and Abraham Scott have a lot in common. Both are Algonquin half-breeds unhappily attending St. Xavier's Residential School in Ontario and desperately seeking to escape the clutches of the abusive Jesuit priests. One night, the boys—along with Ryman’s sister—make a break for it, but RCMP trackers quickly pick up their trail. The runaways barely evade capture and begin the long journey to their respective homes, where they part company.

But years later Ryman’s and Abraham’s paths cross again. This time they are men fighting in one of Canada’s best military units in Europe during World War II. They see the horrors of war through soldiers’ eyes, and they reunite with two nursing sisters, Belle O’Hara and Brenda Parker, whom Ryman and Abraham knew in their youth.

 

 

 

 



Reviews:

Two Trails Narrow

"Two Trails Narrow is many things at once: a heady adventure novel, a hell of a war story and a powerful condemnation of our country's brutal residential school system. Ultimately, McGregor's tale is gripping, honest and a super page-turner, an impressive Indigenous debut."


Joseph Boyden -- Joseph Boyden, author of Through Black Spruce and Three Day Road


Genre: Fiction
Pub Date: November 2008
ISBN 978-1-894778-36-7
Size: 6 x 9 inches
Page Count: 352
Binding: paper
BISAC 1: FIC014000
BISAC 2: FIC032000
BISAC 3: HIS027100
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