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The dance boots

Author: Linda LeGarde Grover
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2010.
Series: Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this stirring collection of linked stories, Linda LeGarde Grover portrays an Ojibwe community struggling to follow traditional ways of life in the face of a relentlessly changing world. In the title story an aunt recounts the harsh legacy of Indian boarding schools that tried to break the indigenous culture. In doing so she passes on to her niece the Ojibwe tradition of honoring elders through their stories. In  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda LeGarde Grover
ISBN: 9780820335803 0820335800
OCLC Number: 476841125
Awards: Winner of Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction 2009
Description: x, 149 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The dance boots --
Seasons --
Maggie and Louis, 1914 --
Refugees living and dying in the west end of Duluth --
Shonnud's girl --
Ojibwe boys --
Indians in the mirror --
Bingo night.
Series Title: Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.
Responsibility: Linda LeGarde Grover.

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In this stirring collection of linked stories, Linda LeGarde Grover portrays an Ojibwe community struggling to follow traditional ways of life in the face of a relentlessly changing world. With its  Read more...

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Through her first-person stories, told in the voices of Ojibwe men or women, Grover leads readers to better understand what they have never experienced.--Indian Country Today With stunning sentences Read more...

 
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