FareWel

Paperback | January 16, 1998

byIan Ross

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Winner of the Governor General's Award. Life is tense on the Partridge Crop Reserve. The Chief is in Las Vegas (again), the band is in receivership, and there's a move on to unilaterally declare self-government. And now that the welfare cheques have gone missing, the people of this Fictional First Nation are forced to take control of their lives.fareWelis a raw and funny look at a group of ordinary people tackling some extraordinarily big issues.

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Life on the fictional Partridge Crop Reserve is never dull. With stolen welfare cheques, a chief who fled to Las Vegas and a movement among the people to unilaterally declare self-government, the fictional First Nations tribe who live here must find some way to seize control over their individual destinies. FareWel uses humour to expos...

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Winner of the Governor General's Award. Life is tense on the Partridge Crop Reserve. The Chief is in Las Vegas (again), the band is in receivership, and there's a move on to unilaterally declare self-government. And now that the welfare cheques have gone missing, the people of this Fictional First Nation are forced to take control of t...

Ian Ross was born in McCreary, Manitoba, and now calls Winnipeg home. His first professional production,fareWel(Scirocco Drama), won the 1997 Governor General's Award for Drama. He is also the author ofThe Gap(Scirocco Drama, 2000),Bereav'd of Light(produced at Stratford),Heart of a Distant Tribe, and two children's plays,Baloney! (199...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.34 inPublished:January 16, 1998Publisher:J. Gordon Shillingford PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9781896239217

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Life on the fictional Partridge Crop Reserve is never dull. With stolen welfare cheques, a chief who fled to Las Vegas and a movement among the people to unilaterally declare self-government, the fictional First Nations tribe who live here must find some way to seize control over their individual destinies. FareWel uses humour to expose the heartbreaks and growing disillusionment of a group of ordinary people living in a strange time.