Son Of A Trickster

March 13, 2018|
Son Of A Trickster by Eden Robinson
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More than ten years after her Giller-shortlisted title Monkey Beach, Eden Robinson returns with a striking and precise coming-of-age novel, in which everyday teen existence meets Indigenous beliefs, crazy family dynamics and cannibalistic river otters.

     Meet Jared Martin: sixteen-year-old pot cookie dealer, smoker, drinker and son with the scariest mom ever. But Jared's the pot dealer with a heart of gold--really. Compassionate, caring, and nurturing by nature, Jared's determined to help hold his family together--whether that means supporting his dad's new family with the proceeds from his baking or caring for his elderly neighbours. But when it comes to being cared and loved, Jared knows he can't rely on his family. His only source of love and support was his flatulent pit bull Baby, but she's dead. And then there's the talking ravens and the black outs and his grandmother's perpetual suspicion that he is not human, but the son of a trickster.
Haisla/Heiltsuk novelist EDEN ROBINSON is the author of a collection of gothic short stories called Traplines, which won the Winifred Holtby Prize in the UK. Her two previous novels, Monkey Beach and Blood Sports, were written before she discovered she was gluten-intolerant and tend to be quite grim, the latter being especially gruesom...
Title:Son Of A TricksterFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 7.98 X 5.16 X 0.72 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 7.98 X 5.16 X 0.72 inPublished:March 13, 2018Publisher:Knopf CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0345810791

ISBN - 13:9780345810793

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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