Customer Review

Reviewed in Canada on November 16, 2017
Hard story to read for sure. Real and very hard. I appreciate how Vermette encompasses the real life surroundings of Métis and First Nations people living in urban environments and the "in betweenness" that products. But unlike other stories about aboriginals in Canada that I've read, the intergenerational trauma is not at the forefront. She gives you glimpses of it, but in much more subtle way. This gives space, I think, for the inner dialogue of each woman to come up and out. It is much more approachable (for lack of a better word), which make elements of the story really universal. Some might not like that as much, saying it is "white washed" or "mainstream" but what better way to shrink the in betweenness of communities to become more and/both.
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