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Canadian Books

“I Read Canadian” 2022

November 2, 2022

…– Catherine Hernandez The Strangers – Katherena Vermette A Town Called Solace – Mary Lawson A Quality of Light – Richard Wagamese Speak, Silence – Kim Echlin This Little Light…

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Beyond Orange Shirt Day

September 29, 2021

…to interviews with those authors. Two books by Richard Wagamese, about whom I have blogged previously, are on the list. The CBC list also includes a good number of children’s…

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Summer Reading, Reading Aloud

June 26, 2019

…introduced, gratefully, to the writing of Richard Wagamese through my work at CNIB (as the female-narrator parts of Ragged Company (Book #20).) I’ve had the privilege of reading other greats,…

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25 Random Things About Me

February 6, 2019

…I am currently reading my 17th book as a volunteer in the CNIB’s talking books program. NOW: I’m honoured to be working on Richard Wagamese’s last novel as my 49th…

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My 23 Favourite Books in 2018

December 12, 2018

…Chorus — Helen Humphreys Starlight — Richard Wagamese (in preparation for reading for CNIB in 2019) What were your favourite reads of 2018? Can you name just five? Or one!?…

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Multiple Viewpoint Novels

October 29, 2010

…think, is because its author Richard Wagamese accomplished something I’ve been struggling with in the writing of my current novel-in-progress. Each one of his characters has his or her own…

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Reading at the CNIB

January 13, 2011

…in there together. We had both been reading parts of Ragged Company, a superb novel by Richard Wagamese. As I mentioned in a previous post, I read the parts of…

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“Writing With the Old Ones”

September 4, 2013

Having read several novels by Richard Wagamese, (Ragged Company, Indian Horse, and Dream Wheels), I knew as soon as I found out he offers workshops, that I wanted to take…

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National Volunteer Week

April 8, 2015

…Company by Richard Wagamese varied from how things are usually done. I’m writing about it again now is because I’ve reached a milestone in my development as a volunteer reader….

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Canada 150

March 29, 2017

…pieces in One Native Life, in which Richard Wagamese wrote about what the new Canadian flag meant to him as a young indigenous person separated from his roots. Richard’s recent…

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