The Sasquatch at Home: Traditional Protocols & Modern Storytelling

byEden RobinsonIntroduction byPaula Simons

May 19, 2011|
The Sasquatch at Home: Traditional Protocols & Modern Storytelling by Eden Robinson
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In March 2010 the Canadian Literature Centre hosted award-winning novelist and storyteller Eden Robinson at the 4th annual Henry Kreisel Lecture. Robinson shared an intimate look into the intricacies of family, culture, and place through her talk, "The Sasquatch at Home." Robinson''s disarming honesty and wry irony shine through her depictions of her and her mother''s trip to Graceland, the potlatch where she and her sister received their Indian names, how her parents first met in Bella Bella (Waglisla, British Columbia) and a wilderness outing where she and her father try to get a look at b''gwus, the Sasquatch. Readers of memoir, Canadian literature, Aboriginal history and culture, and fans of Robinson''s delightful, poignant, sometimes quirky tales will love The Sasquatch at Home.
Eden Robinson is the internationally acclaimed author of Traplines, Monkey Beach, and Blood Sports. Traplines was the winner of the New York Times Notable Book of the Year and Britain''s Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize. Monkey Beach was nominated for the Giller Prize, the 2000 Governor General''s Award for Fiction, and was selected as t...
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Title:The Sasquatch at Home: Traditional Protocols & Modern Storytelling
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:64 pages, 9 X 5.25 X 0.24 in
Shipping dimensions:64 pages, 9 X 5.25 X 0.24 in
Published:May 19, 2011
Publisher:The university of Alberta Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780888645593

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