The truth about stories; a native narrative
The truth about stories; a native narrative.
King, Thomas. (Indigenous Americas; v.1)
U. of Minnesota Press, [c]2005
Stories shape who we are and how we understand and interact with each other, says novelist, short-story writer, and scholar King (English U. of Guelph), but they can be dangerous as well as entertaining and enlightening, and storytellers assume a heavy responsibility. He uses events from his own life as a Native American in California and Canada as examples. The book is based on the Massey Lectures he delivered on CBC Radio in November 2003. It won that year’s Trillium Award, Canada’s highest literary honor. There are notes, but no index.
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