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The Pact

(7 Generations #4)

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The pain and loss of James's residential school experience follows him until, years later, Lauren returns, giving him hope for the future. But the damage may be too great. Lauren makes a pact with him that will lead to either death or redemption: confront the demons that haunt him and stop killing himself with guilt or be prepared to forego a life with her and his son, Edw ...more
Paperback, 30 pages
Published 2011 by Highwater Press / Portage and Main Press
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Dazed
Nov 25, 2011 rated it it was amazing
A much different ending than I'd anticipated, but I really liked it.

That said, I don't want it to be an ending. I want at least three more "episodes" / "issues".
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Elizabeth
After reading Stone, Scars, and Ends/Begins, coming to the final conclusion of the 7 Generations series with The Pact is something I have been anticipating.

The Pact flickers between past and present, just as the previous books did. We see the story unfolding between Edwin and his father in the present, but we also see more of his father's past, and what little shared past the two had. I felt like this book really brought everything together, and gave us a glimpse into the healing paths of both
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Aug 31, 2019 rated it liked it
Edwin and his dad continue to process their relationship and navigate what the future looks like. The idea was good, but the execution could use some work.
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David A. Robertson (he/him/his) is an award-winning writer and recent recipient of the Writer's Union of Canada's Freedom to Read Award. His books include When We Were Alone (winner Governor General’s Literary Award), Will I See? (winner Manuela Dias Book Design and Illustration Award), Betty: The Helen Betty Osborne Story (listed In The Margins), and the the YA trilogy The Reckoner (winner Michae ...more

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