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  1. says:

    After reading Bear Daughter for the second time I still feel it merits 5 stars It is no wonder that Terri Wendling the author and founder of the Endicott studio praised it so highly and put it on her Mythic Fiction list I

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    Bear Daughter is uite obviously set among pre contact west coast natives Berman is an anthropologist specializing in west coast natives but I was a bit uneasy reading something so saturated in native folklore written by a white woman However at no point did I feel that she presumed although obviously I am not an expert I was also

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    Confusing as this book can sometimes bethe writing is strong and confidentlike bear daughter herselfmost of the time This mythological tale does not pretend to be an authentic retellingbut as an original fantasy it is nevertheless evocative of native tribal wayslong ago when the borders between worlds were fluidLike the o

  4. says:

    Bear Daughter is an inspiring Fantasy novel which follows a young bear cub turned girl named Cloud Now a human child Cloud m

  5. says:

    This was a chance find I went to the library looking for books for the Fall Challenge at the Seasonal Reading Challenge Gro

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    SPOILER ALERTThis is an AWESOME book I recommend it to everyoneespecially young women The lead character is given born to gifted with many skills friends and opportunities She does everything she can to deny what who and how she is

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    One day a bear wakes up as a 12 year old girl and her life is changedCloud is the human Thrush's daughter but also Lord Stink's the bear king When she awakens as a girl Thrush's current husband Rumble ostracizes her and her Aunt Glory takes her into her own home and teaches her how to be human But when Rumble killed Lord Stink and Cloud's brothers he took on some of Lord Stink's power and that power is corrupting him and the hum

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    I know this may be an odd thing to say but one of the things that I LOVED about this book is that it sort of read like a video game What do I mean by that? The way that you begin in one location learn and experience things there then move on to other locations When you come back to the original location you see it in a completely n

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    This was an idiosyncratic book with a slow start and an ending that I'm not uite sure about but I wholly recommend it to fans of mythic fiction It's a beautiful evocation of the textures scents and daily rhythms of its folkloric Pacific Northwest setting exploring through fine details what it means to be a living being in a world of birth and death and struggleWhile the book dragged for me at first readerly patience is rewarded with a te

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    I received this book in exchange for an honest review Wow I simply couldn't put this book down I was very surprised to uickly learn that I was actually reading a book that consists of mythology I was instantly captivated and really enjoys the style of writing; I was completely enveloped in Clouds main character story I felt her pain confusion frustration one that we can probably all relate to; one of finding life's purpose; from a child

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Bear Daughter

Nd evocative debut novel When a twelve year old wakes up as a human girl instead of a bear one cloudy morning she embarks on a thri. Bear Daughter is an inspiring Fantasy novel which follows a young bear cub turned girl named Cloud Now a human child Cloud must learn human manners and avoid the wrath of her mother s husband Rumble I did love the various character names and how they all tied in with the theme of natureAged thirteen and threatened with imminent death Cloud is chased from the home she came to know to seek a better life for herself elsewhere As she travels she finds herself plagued by dark dreams that will lead her to fulfill her long awaited destinyI loved the comparison between mortal and immortal people in this world The juxtaposition of flawless creatures of surreal beauty with dark intentions had me hooked and unable to put the book down Strong themes included those of identity loss of self and others in addition to mortalityThe plot was fast moving with great structure to the author s writing Cloud s emotional state was well explored and helped me to better id

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A stunning new writer of mythological fantasy takes readers to a world of adventure discovery and transformation in her beautiful a. After reading Bear Daughter for the second time I still feel it merits 5 stars It is no wonder that Terri Wendling the author and founder of the Endicott studio praised it so highly and put it on her Mythic Fiction list I was told it is out of print when I wanted to buy my own copy I guess it did not sell well This is unfortunate because it is really an amazing novel I think some of it may have to do with the cover I read that the author was also not happy with it calling it problematic Not only does the girl on the cover look Caucasian but the cover is misleading because it gives the impression that the novel is both YA and Native American In fact the story takes place in an alternative universe resembling the Pre Colombian Pacific West Coast Berman an anthropologist combines both First Nation and European myths and legends to create a new story In her interview Begman says that while Bear Daughter is indeed inspired by the indigenous tradi Memoirs of Madame de La Tour du Pin guess it did not sell well This is unfortunate because it is really an amazing novel I think some of it may have to do with the cover I read that the author was also not happy with it calling it problematic Not only does the Something in the Wine The Moonstone Series girl on the cover look Caucasian but the cover is misleading because it Empire State Building: The Making of a Landmark gives the impression that the novel is both YA and Native American In fact the story takes place in an alternative universe resembling the Pre Colombian Pacific West Coast Berman an anthropologist combines both First Nation and European myths and legends to create a new story In her interview Begman says that while Bear Daughter is indeed inspired by the indigenous tradi

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Lling journey through both mortal and immortal worlds to mend her past face her fears and save all of the realms in which she tread. This was an idiosyncratic book with a slow start and an ending that I m not uite sure about but I wholly recommend it to fans of mythic fiction It s a beautiful evocation of the textures scents and daily rhythms of its folkloric Pacific Northwest setting exploring through fine details what it means to be a living being in a world of birth and death and struggleWhile the book dragged for me at first readerly patience is rewarded with a tense high stakes coming of age uest story Cloud is a wonderful slightly unusual character a clueless mortal girl with immortal bear parentage who struggles to identify her desires and emotions The text makes wise observations about trauma and family and it s refreshing to encounter a female protagonist with low emotional intelligenceFinally Judith Berman is an anthropologist and this is a respectful and nuanced adaptation of Native source material by a non Native author This is her only novel although I think I ve Deciding to Be Christian girl with immortal bear parentage who struggles to identify her desires and emotions The text makes wise observations about trauma and family and it s refreshing to encounter a female protagonist with low emotional intelligenceFinally Judith Berman is an anthropologist and this is a respectful and nuanced adaptation of Native source material by a non Native author This is her only novel although I think I ve

  • Paperback
  • 422
  • Bear Daughter
  • Judith Berman
  • English
  • 06 June 2018
  • 9780441013227