Kiss Of The Fur Queen

September 14, 1999|
Kiss Of The Fur Queen by Tomson Highway
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Born into a magical Cree world in snowy northern Manitoba, Champion and Ooneemeetoo Okimasis are all too soon torn from their family and thrust into the hostile world of a Catholic residential school. Their language is forbidden, their names are changed to Jeremiah and Gabriel, and both boys are abused by priests.

As young men, estranged from their own people and alienated from the culture imposed upon them, the Okimasis brothers fight to survive. Wherever they go, the Fur Queen--a wily, shape-shifting trickster--watches over them with a protective eye. For Jeremiah and Gabriel are destined to be artists. Through music and dance they soar.
TOMSON HIGHWAY is a Cree from Brochet, in northern Manitoba. He is the celebrated author of the plays The Rez Sisters and Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing, both of which won Dora Mavor Moore Awards and Floyd S. Chalmers Awards. He has written three children''s books, been nominated for many awards, holds ten honorary ...
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Title:Kiss Of The Fur Queen
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:320 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.8 in
Published:September 14, 1999
Publisher:Doubleday Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780385258807

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