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Bad Cree : a novel

Johns, Jessica (Author).

Summary: "A haunting debut novel where dreams, family and spirits collide. Mackenzie, a Cree millennial, wakes up in her one-bedroom Vancouver apartment clutching a pine bough she had been holding in her dream just moments earlier. When she blinks, it disappears. But she can still smell the sharp pine scent in the air, the nearest pine tree a thousand kilometres away in the far reaches of Treaty 8. Mackenzie continues to accidentally bring back items from her dreams, dreams that are eerily similar to real memories of her older sister and Kokum before their untimely deaths. As Mackenzie's life spirals into a living nightmare--crows are following her around and she's getting texts from her dead sister on the other side--it becomes clear that these dreams have terrifying, real-life consequences. Desperate for help, Mackenzie returns to her mother, sister, cousin, and aunties in her small Alberta hometown. Together, they try to uncover what is haunting Mackenzie before something irrevocable happens to anyone else around her. Haunting, fierce, an ode to female relations and the strength found in kinship, Bad Cree is a gripping, arresting debut by an unforgettable voice."--


  • 1 current hold with 2 total copies.

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  • ISBN: 9781443465489 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: print
    287 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First Canadian edition.
  • Publisher: 2023

Content descriptions

General Note:
Cover indludes title in cree script.
Subject: Indigenous women -- Canada -- Fiction
Cree -- Fiction
Dreams -- Fiction
Families -- Fiction
Small cities -- Alberta -- Fiction
Canadian fiction (English)
Vancouver (B.C.) -- Fiction
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Horror fiction.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Victoria FIC Johns 38080006262040 Indigenous Checked out 06/14/2023
Victoria FIC Johns 38080500454309 Indigenous In process -

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