“The Three Day Road” by Joseph Boyden was first published on 17th of March, 2005. The narrative revolves around two major characters, Xavier and Elijah. They happen to be two young Cree men who volunteer for the war. In the war, they serve as snipers.
Before telling about the novel, it is important to note that Joseph Boyden, the author of the present novel, had grown up listening to the war stories from his maternal grandfather and an uncle from his father’s side. Both of these relatives had fought in the First World War and they had several stories to tell. The author’s father was also a Second World War veteran, and he had many stories to tell his son. The present novel, according to the author, draws upon several family narratives.