Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands by Kate Beaton

Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands

Kate Beaton

430 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

nonfiction graphic novel memoir challenging emotional reflective medium-paced


Before there was Kate Beaton, New York Times bestselling cartoonist of Hark! A Vagrant, there was Katie Beaton of the Cape Breton Beatons, specifically Mabou, a tight-knit seaside community where the lobster is as abundant as beaches, fiddles, and...

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emotional 76%
reflective 72%
challenging 52%
informative 48%
sad 48%
dark 44%
funny 21%
tense 12%
adventurous 6%
hopeful 6%
inspiring 5%


medium 55%
fast 28%
slow 15%

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