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This is a story about a very different woman in the west around the 1880s. It is peppered with interesting characters. I liked the book as it kept me riveted as to what would happen next and to whom. I spent many years not far from Kamloops and enjoyed reading the history of the region. Many of the names in the book are prominent names still in that area.
Caprice is a young woman who is searching for the man who killed her brother following an argument over a bottle of whiskey. The time period is the early 1900's and the location is the interior of B. C. an interesting book with lots of subtle humor. An interesting style of writing which takes a bit of time to get used to. Love the two natives in the story as they add the humor to the story as they follow Caprice.
George Bowering was born and brought up in the Okanagan Valley, amid sand dunes and sagebrush, but he has lived in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, and Alberta — great sources of hockey stars. Along the way he has stopped to write several books on baseball. He has also picked up Governor General’s Awards for his poetry and fiction, and otherwise been rewarded with prizes for his books, except in his hom ...more