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Split tooth / Tanya Tagaq.

Tagaq, 1975- (author.).
Book Book


Location: Fennell PAPERBACKS PAB TAG
Barcode: 30731101221608
Status: Available
Barcode: 30731101171258
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 9780670070091
  • ISBN: 0670070092
  • Physical Description: 193 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [Toronto, Ontario], Canada : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Canada, a Division of Penguin Random House Canada Limited, 2018.

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General Note:
"Publisher's note: This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents either are the product of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance to actual persons living or dead, or locales is entirely coincidental"--Verso of title page.
Summary, etc.:
A girl grows up in Nunavut in the 1970s. She knows joy, and friendship, and parents' love. She knows boredom, and listlessness, and bullying. She knows the tedium of the everyday world, and the raw, amoral power of the ice and sky, the seductive energy of the animal world. She knows the ravages of alcohol, and violence at the hands of those she should be able to trust. She sees the spirits that surround her, and the immense power that dwarfs all of us. When she becomes pregnant, she must navigate all of this.
Subject: Inuit > Fiction.
Girls > Fiction.
Spirituality > Fiction.
Pregnancy > Fiction.
Nunavut > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Bildungsromans.
Biographical fiction.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / Native American & Aboriginal.
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