Beatrice Mosionier was born in St. Boniface, Manitoba. The youngest of four children, she grew up in foster homes. After a short time living in Toronto, where she attended college, she returned to Winnipeg. Following the death of her two sisters to suicide, Beatrice decided to write In Search of April Raintree. First published in 1983, it has become a Canadian classis and launched the Manitoba literacy initiative On the Same Page in 2008. Beatrice has written more books of fiction, a play, a short film, and her memoir. She previously worked as a publisher of Pemmican Publications. Beatrice lives in Manitoba with her husband.
this book I required for school, I got it cheaper on amazon then at my college bookstore, I couldn't put it down , I had to force myself to go to bed 15 chapters later, it is a... Read morePublished 19 months ago by shutterbug
Thanks so much, 5 star recommendation, can't wait to start reading it, been looking for this book everywhere glad you have it! :DPublished on March 30 2013 by Linda St. Pierre
This is one of the best books I have read in a very long time. It addresses denial of self, denial of culture, and.... and just read the book! It's a fantastic read.Published on Feb. 15 2013 by Darlene M.
I couldn't put this book down once i started reading it. It is absolutely amazing and inspiring. Some parts were so heartbreaking, but i would definitely recommend this book to... Read morePublished on Dec 19 2011 by Ray Ray
Everyone seemed to be talking about this great book. While I found this book to be a good read, it's not the best that I have read. Read morePublished on June 20 2009 by R. Vivier
Great Read. I'm just curious as to whether this book is used in highschools? Although fiction, do the majority of non-natives get the stereo-typical impression of natives here?Published on Dec 16 2004 by Angeline Jamieson
Beatrice Culleton Mosionier's "In Search of April Raintree" is a masterfully written fiction novel about two Metis sisters seperated from their family and each other at a... Read morePublished on Feb. 11 2001 by Tim Klein