Promises To Keep

Promises To Keep

Book - 2017
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Young, beautiful Amélie Belliveau lives with her family among the Acadians of Grande Pré, Nova Scotia, content with her life on their idyllic farm. Along with their friends, the neighbouring Mi'kmaq, the community believes they can remain on neutral political ground despite the rising tides of war. But peace can be fragile, and sometimes faith is not enough. When the Acadians refuse to pledge allegiance to the British in their war against the French, the army invades Grande Pré, claims the land, and rips the people from their homes. Amélie's entire family, alongside the other Acadians, is exiled to ports unknown aboard dilapidated ships.
Publisher: Toronto :, Simon & Schuster,, [2017]
Edition: Simon & Schuster Canada edition.
ISBN: 9781501142871
Characteristics: 320 pages ; 21 cm

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Nov 16, 2017

Nice read, easy to get through and didn't drag on. I enjoyed this book though I wish the main characters had done some things differently. Interesting to see the Acadia and the British Army from the Acadian perspective.

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Jun 26, 2018

GenevieveSawchyn thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 15 and 99

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