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Digging for Philip
Greg Jackson-davis
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Digging for Philip

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Fourteen--year--old social misfit Philip Reddy, still struggling with the death of his father, doesn't know what he's in for when he decides to dig up an unidentified mound of earth near his island summer cottage. Beneath the earth lies the restless Anishinaabe spirit Tikumiwaewidung who once lived and hunted on the lake. The spirit despises the white man for decimating ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published November 25th 2003 by Great Plains Publications
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Dec 27, 2012 Suetheartist rated it liked it
An excellent study of native culture and how they handle death and spirits. A young boy and his mother are grieving while living in a summer home. A grave is dug up which unearths all kinds of folklore as well as spirits. Spirits that are lost just like the boy and his mom.
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