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  • 23 of 59 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Terrace Public Library.

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Terrace Public Library Wag (Text) 35151000543199 Adult Fiction Volume hold On holds shelf -

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  • ISBN: 9781553654025 (trade pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1553654021 (trade pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 220 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Vancouver : Douglas & McIntyre, c2012.

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Saul Indian Horse is dying. Tucked away in a hospice high above the clash and clang of a big city, he embarks on a marvellous journey of imagination back through the life he led as a northern Ojibway, with all its sorrows and joys.With compassion and insight, author Richard Wagamese traces through his fictional characters the decline of a culture and a cultural way. For Saul, taken forcibly from the land and his family when he's sent to residential school, salvation comes for a while through his incredible gifts as a hockey player. But in the harsh realities of 1960s Canada, he battles obdurate racism and the spirit-destroying effects of cultural alienation and displacement.
Subject: Ojibwa Indians > Childhood and youth > Fiction.
Ojibwa Indians > Biography > Fiction.
Racism > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Residential schools > Fiction.
Hockey > Fiction.
Ontario, Northern > Fiction.
Genre: General fiction
Canadian fiction.
Topic Heading: Aboriginal
First Nations interest.
First Nations Collection
Festival of the Written Arts 2018 > Sechelt (B.C.)
First Nations

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