Back To Hope

Back To Hope Seventeen year old Larry Kinsella knows nothing of life beyond the city of Vancouver and when he first meets Benita Pigeon a member of the Carrier Nation he is drawn to her by their differences Thei

  • Title: Back To Hope
  • Author: Deirdre Santesso
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 193
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Seventeen year old Larry Kinsella knows nothing of life beyond the city of Vancouver and when he first meets Benita Pigeon, a member of the Carrier Nation, he is drawn to her by their differences Their brief, often tumultuous, relationship is brought to a calamitous end by an unwanted pregnancy and by Larry s response to it Consumed by anger and bitterness, Benita fleesSeventeen year old Larry Kinsella knows nothing of life beyond the city of Vancouver and when he first meets Benita Pigeon, a member of the Carrier Nation, he is drawn to her by their differences Their brief, often tumultuous, relationship is brought to a calamitous end by an unwanted pregnancy and by Larry s response to it Consumed by anger and bitterness, Benita flees to her ancestral home where she struggles to adjust to a traditional way of life, while Larry, driven by guilt and remorse, enters the seminary and becomes a Catholic priest.But the past lays claim to both of them and when they meet again it is under circumstances where they must struggle to redeem themselves and to find their true identity Set in the middle of the last century against a backdrop of northern British Columbia and the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, Back To Hope is a story that often touches on violence, conflict, poverty, and despair But it is also a meditation on family and belonging, on faith, and above all, on hope.

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      Published :2019-07-19T15:54:32+00:00


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    • Excellent first novel!I’m so glad I read this book. I mostly read thrillers, but the emotions I felt from reading Deirdre Santesso’s ‘Back to Hope’, made me realize I need to branch out more with my choice of genres. I grew up in Sweden and knew little about the lack of understanding between our First Nations and other Canadians. In ‘Back to Hope’, Santesso shows the way it was in the mid 1960s, and she does it with a gentle and deep understanding. It was easy to become involved with [...]


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