Megan Philipp

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THROUGH BLACK SPRUCE: A novel about Cree community and culture in Canada

As the second novel in Canadian author Joseph Boyden’s loose trilogy, Through Black Spruce tells a dual story about Will Bird, a Cree bush pilot in a coma in Moose Factory, Ontario, and his niece Annie. As Will lays in a coma, Annie tells him stories about her travels to Toronto, Montreal and New York City in search for her missing supermodel sister, while Will tells Annie, even though she can’t hear him...