Annie Muktuk and Other Stories-FNCR18

University of Alberta PressSKU: 9781772122978

Author:
Dunning, Norma
Grade Levels:
College, University
Nation:
Inuit
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
184
Publisher:
University of Alberta Press
Copyright Data:
2017

Price:
Sale price$23.95

Description

Annie Muktuk and Other Stories includes 16 short stories that deal with the lives of Inuit characters with themes of everyday life, racism, colonialism, illness, rape and abuse at residential school, trauma, love and grief. Characters express their loves, loss, humour, addictions, anger and fears in these simply told stories. Raw dialogue and brutal sexuality, tender scenes of a loving couple are explored in the first person. Use of Inuit terms are used throughout the stories and the author has added an extensive glossary of Inuit terms with English meanings. Sensitive readers are cautioned as this collection uses graphic scenes of sexuality, drug and alcohol use, family violence and use of coarse language. Annie Muktuk and Other Stories has been selected in the Young Adult/Adult Category Longlist for First Nation Communities READ 2018.

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