My Conversations With Canadians

My Conversations With Canadians

Book - 2017 | First edition.
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"My Conversations With Canadians is the book that "Canada 150" needs. On her first book tour at the age of 26, Lee Maracle was asked a question from the audience, one she couldn't possibly answer at that moment. But she has been thinking about it ever since. As time has passed, she has been asked countless similar questions, all of them too big to answer, but not too large to contemplate. These questions, which touch upon subjects such as citizenship, segregation, labour, law, predjudice and reconcilliation (to name a few), are the heart of My Conversations with Canadians. In prose essays that are both conversational and direct, Maracle seeks not to provide any answers to these questions she has lived with for so long. Rather, she thinks through each one using a multitude of experiences she's had as a Canadian, a First Nations leader, a woman and mother and grandmother over the course of her life. Lee Maracle's My Conversations with Canadians presents a tour de force exploration into the writer's own history and a re-imagining of the future of our nation."--
Publisher: Toronto : BookThug, 2017.
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781771663588
1771663588
Branch Call Number: 814.54 MARAC
Characteristics: 160 pages ; 21 cm.
Alternative Title: Essays. Selections

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jimbobhoover
Mar 01, 2019

Very disappointed with this book. Full of hate, stories from the past, and negativism. And horror of horrors, this lady teaches young people at the U of T!!!!! With native leaders like this, our First Nation folk will stay in the ditch FOREVER.

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mclarjh
Apr 10, 2018

Hate filled rant.

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