I Heard the Owl Call My Name Summary & Study Guide

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I Heard the Owl Call My Name is about a young vicar and his time in an ancient Indian village during a time of cultural change. It is a journey of learning and all the small happenings that can add up to significance.

Mark Brian is sent to the village of Kingcome to serve as vicar for a parish consisting of many remote villages and logging camps in coastal British Columbia, Canada. Although he does not know it, he has been diagnosed with a fatal disease and has only two to three years to live. His bishop sends him to Kingcome in the hope that Mark will learn enough, fast enough, to be prepared to die.

The village of Kingcome has been in existence for centuries. Local myth says it was founded after the last flood covered the earth. Despite radios, motorboats and other modern intrusions, life in...

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