corner corner Medicine River
corner corner

Books Registered open extended profile

Medium
  by thomas king

category Literature & Fiction
ISBN: 0140126031
Books Registered: 19
BookCrossing Rating: This book has not been rated.
Books in the Wild: 9
Wishes for this book: click here




Amazon Editorial Review

When Will returns to Medicine River, he thinks he is simply attending his mother's funeral. He doesn't count on Harlen Bigbear and his unique brand of community planning. Harlen tries to sell Will on the idea of returning to Medicine River to open shop as the town's only Native photographer. Somehow, that's exactly what happens.

Through Will's gentle and humorous narrative, we come to know Medicine River, a small Albertan town bordering a Blackfoot reserve. And we meet its people: the basketball team; Louise Heavyman and her daughter, South Wing; Martha Oldcrow, the marriage doctor; Joe Bigbear, Harlen's world-travelling, storytelling brother; Bertha Morley, who has a short fling with a Calgary dating service; and David Plume, who went to Wounded Knee. At the centre of it all is Harlen, advising and pestering, annoying and entertaining, gossiping and benevolently interfering in the lives of his friends and neighbours.


Other books you might like:

19 Copies Registered


Registered by winglauraloo29wing of Edmonton, Alberta Canada on Sunday, January 09, 2005

Current status: travelling Average 7 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by cestmoi of Hamilton, Ontario Canada on Sunday, December 01, 2002

Current status: travelling Average 6 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by wingpjlareauwing of Little Canada, Minnesota USA on Monday, April 23, 2007

Current status: available Average 10 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by wingGreyflankwing of Brick, New Jersey USA on Saturday, May 10, 2008

Current status: to be read Average 7 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by emt of Woodside, New York USA on Thursday, July 11, 2002

Current status: all This book has not been rated.


Registered by pengrafyx of Vancouver, British Columbia Canada on Tuesday, August 06, 2002

Current status: all This book has not been rated.


Registered by summerwoods of Fort Frances, Ontario Canada on Thursday, November 28, 2002

Current status: all Average 7 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by NottsLanding on Sunday, June 15, 2003

Current status: all Average 7 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by historygeek of Prince George, British Columbia Canada on Friday, January 16, 2004

Current status: travelling Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by amambaw of Vancouver, British Columbia Canada on Monday, November 28, 2005

Current status: travelling Average 9 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by minerswifebb of Similkameen, British Columbia Canada on Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Current status: travelling This book has not been rated.


Registered by celticoracle of Edmonton, Alberta Canada on Friday, August 01, 2008

Current status: travelling This book has not been rated.


Registered by Traevynn of Seattle, Washington USA on Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Current status: travelling Average 4 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by DrSlump612 of Minneapolis, Minnesota USA on Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Current status: travelling This book has not been rated.


Registered by wingquietorchidwing of Saint Paul, Minnesota USA on Saturday, November 29, 2014

Current status: to be read This book has not been rated.


Registered by grusnkealy of Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada on Friday, April 09, 2004

Current status: reserved This book has not been rated.


Registered by auntiecathy of Duncan, British Columbia Canada on Sunday, April 08, 2007

Current status: travelling Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by pixalu of Seattle, Washington USA on Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Current status: travelling Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members


Registered by KarenBC of Prince George, British Columbia Canada on Friday, October 30, 2009

Current status: travelling This book has not been rated.




Are you sure you want to delete this item? It cannot be undone.