Moon Of The Crusted Snow: A Novel

October 2, 2018|
Moon Of The Crusted Snow: A Novel by Waubgeshig Rice
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2023 Canada Reads Longlist SelectionNational BestsellerWinner of the 2019 OLA Forest of Reading Evergreen AwardShortlisted for the 2019 John W. Campbell Memorial AwardShortlisted for the 2019/20 First Nation Communities READ Indigenous Literature Award2020 Burlington Library Selection; 2020 Hamilton Reads One Book One Community Selection; 2020 Region of Waterloo One Book One Community Selection; 2019 Ontario Library Association Ontario Together We Read Program Selection; 2019 Women’s National Book Association’s Great Group Reads; 2019 Amnesty International Book Club PickJanuary 2020 Reddit r/bookclub pick of the monthPublishers WeeklyBooklistA daring post-apocalyptic novel from a powerful rising literary voiceWith winter looming, a small northern Anishinaabe community goes dark. Cut off, people become passive and confused. Panic builds as the food supply dwindles. While the band council and a pocket of community members struggle to maintain order, an unexpected visitor arrives, escaping the crumbling society to the south. Soon after, others follow.The community leadership loses its grip on power as the visitors manipulate the tired and hungry to take control of the reserve. Tensions rise and, as the months pass, so does the death toll due to sickness and despair. Frustrated by the building chaos, a group of young friends and their families turn to the land and Anishinaabe tradition in hopes of helping their community thrive again. Guided through the chaos by an unlikely leader named Evan Whitesky, they endeavor to restore order while grappling with a grave decision.Moon of the Crusted Snow
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Title:Moon Of The Crusted Snow: A Novel
Product dimensions:224 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.52 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.52 in
Published:October 2, 2018
Publisher:ECW Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781770414006

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