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Angeline Boulley

Autor(a) de Firekeeper's Daughter

5+ Works 2,966 Membros 132 Críticas

About the Author

Includes the name: Boulley Angeline

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Obras por Angeline Boulley

Firekeeper's Daughter (2021) 2,586 exemplares
Warrior Girl Unearthed (2023) 373 exemplares
The Firekeeper's Daughter (2011) 3 exemplares

Associated Works

House Party (Joy Revolution) (2023) — Contribuidor — 19 exemplares

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
20th Century
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
Chippewa
Agente
Faye Bender

Membros

Críticas

Maybe it was because I listened to the audiobook, but I just couldn't get sucked into this. I will try reading it in a few weeks and see if that changes my thoughts.
 
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chaoticmel | 113 outras críticas | May 18, 2024 |
Captivating. AMAZING narrator performance.
 
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eas7788 | 17 outras críticas | May 8, 2024 |
“Wisdom is not bestowed. In its raw state, it is the heartbreak of knowing things you wish you didn't.”

Firekeeper’s Daughter is a contemporary YA mystery by award-winning debut author Angeline Boulley who is an enrolled member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians and brings us a story about her Ojibwe community.

Boulley describes her protagonist, 18 year old Daunis Fontaine, as an Ojibwe Nancy Drew. Daunis grows up in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, the daughter of a wealthy white mother and her father’s Firekeeper family of Annishinaabe from Sugar Island. As she struggles to find acceptance from either community, she embraces her passions of science, hockey and the Ojibwe culture. Daunis is soon thrown headlong into a mystery, as tragedy follows tragedy with methamphetamine tearing apart her community and dear ones winding up dead. Daunis is taken on by the FBI as a community investigator and finds herself searching for answers to who is behind the destruction. As Daunis searches for answers she also finds herself fighting an attraction to the mysterious new stranger in town.

I found this an enjoyable read. It was wonderful to read a positive contemporary story with a Native American lead which gave insight into the beauty of the culture and its practices. I loved her badass Aunt Teddie. The story does highlight the tragedy of both physical and sexual violence against Native American women but still shows them as strong and resilient. There were a few YA moments for me, with the instalove and fake boyfriend tropes and a definite “I’m not like the other girls” tone to it, but overall an engaging story which will make a riveting watch when it makes it to the big screen.

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mimbza | 113 outras críticas | Apr 23, 2024 |
This book was incredible and seamlessly weaved the FBI investigation with the indigenous culture!
 
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aiudim2 | 113 outras críticas | Apr 16, 2024 |

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Kathleen Breitenfeld Cover designer
Moses Lunham Cover artist

Estatísticas

Obras
5
Also by
1
Membros
2,966
Popularidade
#8,595
Avaliação
½ 4.3
Críticas
132
ISBN
44
Línguas
8

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