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Prince Rupert Library Manu (Text) 33294001977784 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781771620871 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1771620870 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: print
    regular print
    292 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Madeira Park, British Columbia : Douglas & McIntyre, 2016.
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    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 5 / 5.0

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General Note: Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize (BC Book Prize), 2017
Summary, etc.: Depicts the lonely world of Bernadette, a woman who has spent the last forty years living alone on the periphery of a remote West Coast First Nations reserve, serving as a nurse for the community. Only weeks from retirement, Bernadette finds herself unsettled, with no immediate family of her own. And then a shocking announcement crackles over the VHF radio of the remote medical outpost: Chase Charlie, the young man that Bernadette loves like a son, is missing.
Awards Note:
Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize (BC Book Prize), 2017
Subject: Indian reservations -- British Columbia -- Fiction
Indians of North America -- British Columbia -- Fiction
Loneliness -- Fiction
Missing persons -- Fiction
Nootka Indians -- Fiction
Nurses -- Fiction
Older women -- Fiction
Vancouver Island (B.C.) -- Fiction
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