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White Raven (The Raven Chronicles #2)

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Set against breathtaking Pacific scenery, White Raven, the sequel to" The Raven's Pool," brims with adventure, archaeology, ancient myths, and a bitter feud between environmentalists and loggers.
Paperback, 256 pages
Published August 24th 2006 by Trafford Publishing
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A novel of action and adventure

A review by Ben Antao

White Raven is a novel packed with action and adventure surrounding the islands of Queen Charlotte in northwest British Columbia. The story pits a trio of graduate students of archaeology into conflict with Haida Indians, whose living depends on logging in the teeming forests. Jake Lalonde, one of the students and a mixed breed, begins to have dreams of his ancestral past, compelling him to search for his mother who has left him a photo of a...more
Book Two in this Haida trilogy. The protagonist of this series, half-Haida archaeologist Jake Lalonde, abandoned as a baby and determined to find out who his parents were, has finally arrived in the Queen Charlottes, Haida Gwaii, where it all began. His assistant and lover, Angeline, is there with him, working on her own archaeology PhD dissertation, which means they will often be working on mutual projects. But Jake is so absorbed in locating his lineage that all is not well in this love nest....more

White Raven tells about three themes:
a man, Jake Lalonde, searching for his Haida heritage and parents;
the fight between loggers and environmentalists;
the legend of the Seawolf.

Jake Lalonde was abandoned in foster houses when he was a child, now as an adult is searching for his parents. Jake has just one clue: a photo of a totem pole that bonds him to the Haida heritage.
Jake’s searches open the Pandora’s Box in a small village on Pacific Coast.

In this village loggers and environmentalists figh...more
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Deborah Cannon was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. She is the author of numerous short stories and six novels. Her short story Twilight Glyph won an Honourable Mention in the 2013 Canadian Tales of the Fantastic Short Story Contest. She has contributed articles on writing to the Canadian Writer's Guide and the professional writer's web sites, absolutewrite.com and suite101.com. She is author...more
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