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  • Indian Horse

  • A Novel
  • Written by: Richard Wagamese
  • Narrated by: Jason Ryll
  • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 466
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 434
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 432

Saul Indian Horse is in critical condition. Sitting feeble in an alcoholism treatment facility, he is told that sharing his story will help relieve his agony. Though skeptical, he embarks on a heartbreaking journey from the present - and into the woods of Northern Ontario, where his life began in a snowy Ojibway camp. The tale that follows is one of great pain and great determination from Richard Wagamese, an author who "never seems to waste a shot" ( New York Times).

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Heart wrenching and Humbling

  • By Anonymous User on 2018-11-11

This is a must read

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Reviewed: 2019-03-14

While it is a fiction novel, Wagamese has done incredible work weaving together very serious and grave aspects of the 60s scoop as well as the residual effects of colonialism and residential schools mixing in the long journey and hope of healing. Jason Ryll’s voice sounds like home. Coming from Sturgeon Falls, I could be swept away in his story. I couldn’t recommend this enough.