Book Interrupted
Book Interrupted
Oct 11, 2021
From the Ashes Episode 5
Play • 45 min

The Book Interrupted women continue their discussion on “From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way” by Jesse Thistle. Through the symbolism of Jesse Thistle’s injuries, they dive into topics of fate, coincidences, faith, lessons, and self-soothing. They finish with their final book reports. Do they recommend the book? Listen and find out

Discussion Points:

  • The symbolism of Jesse Thistle’s injuries 
  • Coincidences, fate, faith and magic 
  • Learning lessons and making different choices
  • Self-soothing - what do you do?
  • Other stories from the book 
  • Book reports

Mentioned on this episode of Book Interrupted:

Book Interrupted Website 

Book Interrupted YouTube Channel

Book Interrupted Facebook Book Club Group

From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding My Way by Jesse Thistle


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Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype by Clarissa Pinkola Estés 

Alice Munro

Canada Reads spotlight: From the Ashes by Jesse Thistle

'My ancestors are with you': Jesse Thistle and George Canyon on Canada Reads 2020 

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