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[PDF / Epub] ☀ Medicine Walk Author Richard Wagamese – Srl-ltd.co.uk One of the finest novels of the year Vancouver Sun By the celebrated author of Canada Reads finalist Indian Horse this is an unforgettable journey of a father and son set in dramatic landscape of the Wns Eldon relates both the desolate moments of his life and a time of redemption and love and in doing so offers Frank a history he has never known the father he has never had and a connection to himself he never expected      A novel about love friendship courage and the idea that the land has within it powers of healing Medicine Walk reveals the ultimate goodness of its characters and offers a deeply moving and redemptive conclusion Wagamese's writing soars and his insight and compassion are matched by his gift of communicating these to the reade

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Cormac McCarthy Thomas King Russell Banks and general literary fiction      Franklin Starlight is called to visit his father Eldon He's sixteen years old and has had the most fleeting of relationships with the man The rare moments they've shared haunt and trouble Frank but he answers the call a son's duty to a father What ensues is a journey through the rugged and beautiful backcountry and a journey into the past as the two men push forward to Eldon's end From a poverty stricken childhood to the Korean War and later the derelict houses of mill to

eBook ê ePub Medicine Walk ê Paperback ç Richard Wagamese Richard Wagamese was one of Canada's foremost Native authors and storytellers He worked as a professional writer since He was a newspaper columnist and reporter radio and television broadcaster and producer documentary producer and the author of twelve titles from major Canadian publishers.

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  • Christine

    eBook ê ePub Medicine Walk ê Paperback ç Richard Wagamese Medicine WalkThis is one that will stick with me for a long time Eldon Starlight a Canadian Ogibwe Indian is a broken man He has suffered a number of devastating experiences that will haunt him for life He has a son Franklin a very mature 16 year old to whom he has not been a father Eldon is dying; his liver is destroyed from too much alcohol There are things he has not been able to tell Franklin It has come to the point where it is now or never He asks Franklin to take him to particular spot in the backwoods of British Columbia and to bury him as a warrior would be buried Franklin feels he owes this man nothing but he can’t say no and he agrees to do this one thing for his fatherMedicine Walk is a record of that journey to the grave It’s a fascinating journey as we along with Franklin


  • Diane S ☔

    eBook ê ePub Medicine Walk ê Paperback ç Richard Wagamese Medicine WalkIn this heartbreaking story about redemption forgiveness and past regrets Wagamese writes a magnificent story His descriptions of the lives of Franklin his father and the old man are poignant at times heartbreaking but show a deep and abiding love that though not always shown was always there There are very few characters in this story but the characters that are there are than enough to fill these pages He us


  • Esil

    eBook ê ePub Medicine Walk ê Paperback ç Richard Wagamese Medicine WalkMedicine Walk was hard to get into but once immersed it was well worth the read The story focused on the relationship between three men Sixteen year old Frank lives with the “old man” He doesn’t know his mother and only knows that his father is an unreliable alcoholic he has seen a few times in his life The book begins when Frank’s father calls on his son to help him get to the place he wants to be to die Along the way Frank learns about his father’s past and his own pastMedicine Walk is stark raw slow and emotional It engages deeply with the pain and history of Canada’s indigenous people As I say


  • Susan&

    eBook ê ePub Medicine Walk ê Paperback ç Richard Wagamese Medicine WalkSuch a beautiful and emotionally true story I loved this book This is a story about resilience as much as it is about finding forgiveness in your heart for the wrongs done to you as well as the wrongs you have done to others Eldon personified the harsh brutality of addiction loss of heritage and self worth that Richard Wagamese himself had experienced in his own life Eldon's harrowing life journey was in part based on Wagam


  • Margitte

    eBook ê ePub Medicine Walk ê Paperback ç Richard Wagamese Medicine WalkA sixteen year old young man wise before his time accompanies his estranged father on his last journey to the grave They travel physically mentally and emotionally through the landscape of the Canadian mountains in the 1950s His father Eldon Starlight reuest to be buried as an Indian warrior while Frank his young son is not convinced of his father's warrior status As their journey continues a tale of heartbreak bitterness endurance and love enfolds while a picturesue world opens up for them I loved this beautifully written book Most of all I enjoyed the gentle souls of honorable men who handled the hands dealt to them the best way they could and made the best of everythingRecommended


  • Wendy

    eBook ê ePub Medicine Walk ê Paperback ç Richard Wagamese Medicine WalkI have just added Richard Wagamese to my list of favorite authors His descriptiveness and the way he tells a story is like he is creating a painting He is brutally honest and tender and had me choking back the tears than once Franklin's journey was heartbreaking yet inspiring The selflessness of love was deeply moving Thank you goes out to my dear friend Sandy who introduced me to this authorA Beautiful Read


  • Paltia

    eBook ê ePub Medicine Walk ê Paperback ç Richard Wagamese Medicine WalkThis was for me a deeply personal read What is a medicine walk? “Everything a guy would need is here if you want it and know how to look for it he said You gotta spend time gatherin’ what you need What you need to keep you strong He called it a medicine walk” He goes on to say that there are many times in our lives that you don’t even realize what you need until you lay your eyes upon it This is at the core of the story and an often returned to lesson A long estranged father asks his 16 year old son to go with him to a long remembered place of peace to die and be buried like a warrior Despite their traumatic history the son agrees He walks the father desperately sick does his best to stay astride the horse as their medicine walk takes form As they make their way the father finds his voice and tells his


  • Anna Luce

    eBook ê ePub Medicine Walk ê Paperback ç Richard Wagamese Medicine Walk“In the Ojibway world you go inward in order to express outward That journey can be harrowing sometimes but it can also be the source of much joy freedom and light”It is difficult to describe Medicine Walk as a work of fiction as this novel reads like reality In a gracefully incisive prose Richard Wagamese tells a moving fatherson tale By turns brutally honest and deeply empathetic Wagamese's narrative explores the many underc


  • Kathleen

    eBook ê ePub Medicine Walk ê Paperback ç Richard Wagamese Medicine WalkBeautiful writing Eldon Skylight has lived a sad life and his alcoholic liver is on the verge of killing him So he sends for his son Franklin to take him into the mountains so that when he dies Franklin can bury


  • J.K. Grice

    eBook ê ePub Medicine Walk ê Paperback ç Richard Wagamese Medicine WalkThe older we get the we reflect on our lives and all the good and bad times we've gone through We know ourselves like nobody else ever possibly could We live with our choices both wise and foolish over the course of a lifetime When we periodically revisit our past and our memories we find both