Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Charlie Muskrat” as Want to Read:
And there he was - Charlie Muskrat, out of moose meat for the winter and committed to getting some, who finds himself in Prince Albert with a 30/30 Winchester under the seat of his truck, Thunder, half a tank of gas, half a thermos of coffee, lots of Cheezies and a desire to drive south. What follows is that trip. Accompanied off and on by the phantom hitchhikers from hist ...more
Paperback, 146 pages
Published April 2nd 2008 by Thistledown Press
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
(showing 1-23 of 23)
In Charlie Muskrat, Harold Johnson deftly weaves together traditional, modern and post-modern modes of storytelling to create a novel which is funny, moving, and profound, not so much by turns as all at once. What begins as a short hunting trip (Charlie Muskrat setting off from his northern Saskatchewan home in his truck Thunder with a thermos of coffee, a bag of cheezies, and a shotgun, in the hope of sighting a moose from the road) becomes, with the intervention of Wesakicak (the trickster fig ...more