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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Terrace Public Library.

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Terrace Public Library 782.4202 WEN (Text) 35151000574962 Graphic Novels (Adult Non-fiction) Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781501155949 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some colour) ; 31 cm + CD
  • Publisher: Toronto, ON : Simon & Schuster Canada, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Contains both the book and CD by Gord Downie.
Formatted Contents Note:
The stranger (5:32) -- Swing set (3:20) -- Seven matches (3:31) -- I will not be struck (4:02) -- Son (3:17) -- Secret path (4:12) -- Don't let this touch you (5:05) -- Haunt them, haunt them, haunt them (5:02) -- The only place to be (2:55) -- Here, here and here (4:11).
Participant or Performer Note:
Vocals, acoustic and electric guitars by Gord Downie, all other instrumentation by Kevin Drew & Dave Hamelin ; illustrations by Jeff Lemire.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded at The Bathouse Recording Studios, Bath, ON, Canada.
Summary, etc.:
The story of Chanie Wenjack, a twelve-year-old boy who died trying to find his way home from the Cecilia Jeffrey Indian Residential School in 1966.
Gord Downie, lead singer for the Tragically Hip, creates a concept album that tells the true story of Chanie Wenjack, an indigenous boy who died 50 years ago escaping from Canada's residential schools.
Subject: Songs, English > Canada > Texts.
Popular music > Canada > Texts.
Native peoples > Canada > Residential schools.
Indians of North America > Canada > Residential schools.
Native students > Canada > History.
Indian boarding schools > Canada.
Off-reservation boarding schools > Canada.
Genre/Form: Pop/Rock.
Graphic novels.

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