The Sasquatch at Home

University of Alberta PressSKU: 9780888645593

Author:
Eden Robinson
Grade Levels:
Eleven, Twelve, Adult Education, College, University
Nation:
Haisla, Heiltsuk, Pacific NW
Book Type:
Paperback
Pages:
50
Publisher:
University of Alberta Press
Copyright Data:
2013

Price:
Sale price$10.95

Description

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: Traditional Protocols and Modern Storytelling. 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.

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