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On the Goose : a Labrador Métis woman remembers

Author: Josie Penny
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Growing up in Labrador, Josie Penny's quiet life with her Métis family was significantly altered when she was taken to a residential school. On the goose carries the reader through her emotional journey from helplessness and isolation to love.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Penny, Josie.
On the Goose.
(CaOONL)20139060758
Named Person: Josie Penny
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Josie Penny
ISBN: 9781459719125 1459719123 9781459719132 1459719131 9781459719149 145971914X
OCLC Number: 828889334
Description: 234 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Happy Valley --
Finding family --
Dating games --
Falling in love --
The Penny family --
My wedding day --
Our first home --
First born --
Trying to adapt --
My first job --
Construction --
Life emergencies --
Birth of a town --
New neighbours --
My first friend --
Struggling to cope --
A growing community --
Moving --
Changes --
Winter of hell --
Hard times --
Keith's hell --
A terrible accident --
Moving to Goose Bay --
Entrepreneurs --
Clubs, winter carnivals, and entertainment --
Visiting home --
Broken --
Pets --
A growing family --
Camping trips --
Kool kat five --
Living the good life --
Insanity --
Labrador coastal service --
The American side --
New ventures --
A new life.
Responsibility: Josie Penny.

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Growing up in Labrador, Josie Penny's quiet life with her Métis family was significantly altered when she was taken to a residential school. On the goose carries the reader through her emotional journey from helplessness and isolation to love.

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