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|[an error occurred while processing this directive]|Author: HIGHWAY, TOMSON. Title: Kiss of the Fur Queen.
Description: Doubleday Canada, (Toronto, 1998), first edition.. 310 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0385256523 The author's first novel. Two small Cree boys are torn from their family and placed in a Catholic residential school where their names are changed and they are forced to spe ak English only. As young men, they move to Winnipeg where they confront racism, but are always watched over by the 'Fur Queen', a beautiful young woman they saw in their childhood in a photograph and have taken as their guardian angel. " N a t i v e s t ory-telling techniques with European narrative form to create an engaging, funny, passionate and triumphant novel about the experience of being a stranger in your own land." Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, and very minor ru bb in g. Fi ne /N e ar F ine.
Keywords: Canadian Authors, Cree, Native, First Novels, Dog Sleds, Tundra, Catholic Residential Schools, Priests, Abuse, Winnipeg, Racism, Fur Queen.
Price: US$ 12.50 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 18557
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