Gateway Gazette

Top Canadian Novelist Recommends Compelling Read for 2015

Acclaimed Canadian author Joseph Boyden knows the art of storytelling, and what makes a captivating read. The award winning author of Three Day Road, Through Black Spruce and The Orenda has recommended that book lovers read Richard Wagamese’s Indian Horse this year.

Boyden recommended the novel to individuals and book clubs such as the Amnesty International Book Club.

Indian Horse tells the story of Saul Indian Horse, as he looks back on his life as a northern Ojibway, with all its joys and sorrows.

Richard Wagamese traces the decline of a culture and a cultural way with compassion and insight. For Saul, taken forcibly from his family when he’s sent to a residential school, salvation comes for a while through his incredible gifts as a hockey player.

For a free discussion guide for Indian Horse, which includes background on the book and the issues it raises, visit www.amnestybookclub.ca or call toll-free 1-800-266-3789 FREE. You can also request a free printed copy of the discussion guide by writing to Amnesty International Book Club, 1992 Yonge Street, #315, Toronto, Ontario, M4S 1Z7.

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