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The Alice Network
Kate Quinn
Paperback | Jun 2017
in store $21.00
All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr
Paperback | Nov 2014
in store (used) $10.00
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The Child Finder
Rene Denfeld
Paperback | Sep 2017
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The Child
Fiona Barton
Paperback | Jun 2017
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The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
Arundhati Roy
Hardcover | Jun 2017
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A Shimmer of Hummingbirds
Steve Burrows
Paperback | Mar 2017
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The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah
Paperback | Apr 2017
sold out $23.99
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A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman
Paperback | Jun 2015
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R J Palacio
Hardcover | Feb 2012
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By Gaslight
Steven Price
Paperback | May 2017
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Tanya Talaga will be joining  artist Christian Morrisseau at the "Honouring The Spirits" event hosted by the Kawartha Art Gallery at the Royal Canadian Legion in Lindsay Oct 27 (Tickets available through the  Kawartha Art Gallery)

In 1966, twelve-year-old Chanie Wenjack froze to death on the railway tracks after running away from residential school. An inquest was called and four recommendations were made to prevent another tragedy. None of those recommendations were applied.

More than a quarter of a century later, from 2000 to 2011, seven Indigenous high school students died in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The seven were hundreds of miles away from their families, forced to leave home and live in a foreign and unwelcoming city. Five were found dead in the rivers surrounding Lake Superior, below a sacred Indigenous site. Jordan Wabasse, a gentle boy and star hockey player, disappeared into the minus twenty degrees Celsius night. The body of celebrated artist Norval Morrisseau’s grandson, Kyle, was pulled from a river, as was Curran Strang’s. Robyn Harper died in her boarding-house hallway and Paul Panacheese inexplicably collapsed on his kitchen floor. Reggie Bushie’s death finally prompted an inquest, seven years after the discovery of Jethro Anderson, the first boy whose body was found in the water. 

Using a sweeping narrative focusing on the lives of the students, award-winning investigative journalist Tanya Talaga delves into the history of this small northern city that has come to manifest Canada’s long struggle with human rights violations against Indigenous communities.

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