Bear War-den

Bear War den Bear War den is set in a Rocky Mountain National Park that is burning with an out of control fire While the fire is raging a woman park warden takes a bear skull and begins an arduous and dream like

  • Title: Bear War-den
  • Author: Vivian Demuth
  • ISBN: 9781771332057
  • Page: 452
  • Format: Paperback
  • Bear War den, is set in a Rocky Mountain National Park that is burning with an out of control fire While the fire is raging, a woman park warden takes a bear skull and begins an arduous and dream like journey to the park boundary where wild animals can seem like ghosts, men can seem like dead animals, and trauma can strike as suddenly as lightning For a Review, please seBear War den, is set in a Rocky Mountain National Park that is burning with an out of control fire While the fire is raging, a woman park warden takes a bear skull and begins an arduous and dream like journey to the park boundary where wild animals can seem like ghosts, men can seem like dead animals, and trauma can strike as suddenly as lightning For a Review, please see The Miramichi Reader miramichireader 2016 01 beaTold in a style that mixes realism and magical realism, Bear War den deals with themes of personal and ecological loss, trauma, and of women and non human animals dealing with oppression within a male dominated, paramilitary Parks Management system.

    One thought on “Bear War-den”

    1. An eco-feminist parable in which a Canadian park warden stops listening to white male park wardens and starts listening to the bears. A bit heavy handed here and there, but also readable and inventive. I particularly liked the use of photos and poetic incident reports.

    2. I came away from this book with mixed feelings. First off, I received it from a giveaway. I probably would have put it down partway into the book otherwise, but instead, I felt compelled to finish reading it so I could review it. Had I put it down when I really wanted to quit, I would have given it one star - but it got a little better as it went on. My frustrations: ~I spent 75% of the book trying to figure out who was talking and when the event took place in the timeline of whatever was going [...]

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