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Riis, Sharon 1947-

Overview
Works: 14 works in 43 publications in 3 languages and 341 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  History  Film adaptations 
Classifications: PR9199.3.R515, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Sharon Riis
The true story of Ida Johnson by Sharon Riis ( Book )
12 editions published between 1976 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a story of ordinary people and the typical life of Ida, who could be almost any Canadian woman
Midnight twilight tourist zone by Sharon Riis ( Book )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Savage messiah ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story. Social worker Paula Jackson, visits a commune headed by a charismatic leader. The setting is idyllic and the leaders eight wives and children all seem content. Soon, Paula senses something is not right and begins to investigate. She discovers a dead child, sadistic rituals, and ruthless mental and physical abuses
Daughters of the country ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the historic encounter between Indian and European in the Canadian northwest emerged a mixed-blood nation, the Métis. Here, in a four-part compilation dramatic series that spans two centuries, is their proud story, told from the point of view of courageous Métis women
The Wake by Norma Bailey ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the Canadian West in the 1980's, a Métis woman is in love with a young and well-meaning officer of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. All appears to be going well when, on a dark winter night on a frozen northern lake, something happens that changes both their lives, forever
Moïse l'affaire Roch Thériault = Savage messiah ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in French and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story of a social worker who rescues a large group of mentally and physically abused children from the grip of a charismatic cult leader, Roch Thériault, who calls himself Moses. He is a charming but diabolical genius who presides over a bizarre doomsday commune that includes the 26 children he fathered and his harem of eight wives
The True Story Of Ida Johnson by Theatre Passe Muraille Archives (University of Guelph) ( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Places not our own ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Ojibwa and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The wake: The romance between a Métis woman and an RCMP officer is halted when he is implicated in the drowning death of some Métis youths
Daughters of the country ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Two films dealing with the prejudices faced by native women in Canada
Loyalties : [screenplay] by Sharon Riis ( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The True Story of Ida Johnson by Toronto Free Theatre Archives ( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Loyalties ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Psychological drama about an ever-so-proper British couple who've settled in a remote Canadian village, and what happens when they take on half-Indian Cardinal as a housekeeper
The True Story of Ida Johnson by Theatre Passe Muraille Archives ( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Riis, Sharon
Languages
English (39)
French (2)
Ojibwa (1)
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