In Care

April 1, 2017|
In Care by Kenneth Willliams
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In Care is about a mother''s quest to get her children out of foster care. Janice Fisher has not had an easy life. She worked the streets as a teenager, was addicted to cocaine, and had her first daughter taken from her when she was just 15. But she''s since turned her life around, and is a good mother to three happy girls -- until a false accusation gets them apprehended by foster care. Now, Janice is trapped in the system like a butterfly in a spider''s web: the more she struggles to get out, the more stuck she gets. In Care is both an indictment of the racism that''s inherent in our system and a tribute to the strength people as disadvantaged as Janice must have in order to survive.

Kenneth T. Williams is a Cree playwright from the George Gordon First Nation in Saskatchewan, and is the first Indigenous person to earn an MFA in playwriting from the University of Alberta. His plays Cafe Daughter, Gordon Winter, Thunderstick, Bannock Republic, Suicide Notes and Three Little Birds have been produced across Canada. He ...
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Title:In Care
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:96 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.25 in
Shipping dimensions:96 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.25 in
Published:April 1, 2017
Publisher:J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781927922309

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