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By Anne Lazurko

Housekeeper or whore? A dollybird is both or either within the vocabulary of the prairie west in 1906, leaving the group to attract its personal conclusions approximately who and what Moira is and isn’t. decided to discover redemption in the course of their derision and to discover pleasure regardless of uncertainty, Moira faces very unlikely offerings with outcomes past whatever she will imagine.

Thrown into the purgatory of a bleak prairie panorama as unforgiving as her mom, twenty-year-old Newfoundlander Moira Burns is bound she is going to upward thrust above the locals of Ibsen, Saskatchewan. until eventually the explanations for her flight west develop into transparent. until eventually she is befriended by means of a prostitute and courted via a ‘half breed’. till she turns into the “dolly-bird” of superstitious Irish Catholic homesteader, Dillan Flaherty.

Scattered via with beginning, loss of life, and the violent capability of either guy and the weather, Dollybird excavates the small mercies which come to intend greater than they need to on a prairie peopled with characters suffering lower than an immense sky that waits, no longer so quietly, for them to fail.

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