Three Day Road

Recommended by Wade Davis, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #6 in Canadian History, Ranked #11 in Canadiansee more rankings.

Set in Canada and the battlefields of France and Belgium, Three-Day Road is a mesmerizing novel told through the eyes of Niskaaa Canadian Oji-Cree woman living off the land who is the last of a line of healers and divinersaand her nephew Xavier. At the urging of his friend Elijah, a Cree boy raised in reserve schools, Xavier joins the war effort. Shipped off to Europe when they are nineteen, the boys are marginalized from the Canadian soldiers not only by their native appearance but also by the fine marksmanship that years of hunting in the bush has taught them. Both become snipers renowned... more

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Wade Davis Joseph is a friend of mine and l love this book. The other novel that could have been on the list is [Sebastian Faulks’s] Birdsong, which is a beautiful book, but because Sebastian has quite properly got a lot of attention, I thought it would be nice to choose something else. (Source)

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