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White coal city : a memoir of place & family —Boschman, Robert, 1961- author.
Book
2021
0 available of 28 items

"A moving, unflinching exploration of life in Prince Albert, on Treaty Six territory, as told through one family's multigenerational story. Robert Boschman grew up in the living quarters of the King Koin Launderette in P...

In my own moccasins : a memoir of resilience —Knott, Helen, 1987- author.
Book
2019
12 available of 30 items

"Helen Knott, a highly accomplished Indigenous woman, seems to have it all. But in her memoir, she offers a different perspective. In My Own Moccasins is an unflinching account of addiction, intergenerational trauma, and...

Inside 'the mental' : silence, stigma, psychiatry, and LSD —Parley, Kay, author.
Book
2016
33 available of 39 items

"Before she became a psychiatric nurse at "The Mental" in the 1950s, Kay Parley was a patient there, as were the father she barely remembered and the grandfather she'd never met. Part memoir, part history, and beautifull...

Towards a prairie atonement —Herriot, Trevor, author.
Book
2016
38 available of 40 items

"In the wake of colonization, in a landscape of loss and dispossession, can we rediscover ways to share the land with other creatures and one another? Towards a Prairie Atonement addresses this question by enlisting the ...

Angry queer Somali boy : a complicated memoir —Ali, Mohamed Abdulkarim, 1985- author.
Book
2019
11 available of 11 items

"Writing from a homeless shelter in downtown Toronto, Mohamed "Mo" Ali chronicles how he ended up there in this powerful and often irreverent memoir of exile, addiction, and racism. Kidnapped by his father on the eve of ...

Antigone undone : Juliette Binoche, Anne Carson, Ivo van Hove, and the art of resistance —Aitken, Will, 1949- author.
Book
2018
7 available of 8 items

"Antigone Undone offers an urgent and mesmerizing account of the creative and destructive power of great art. In 2015 Will Aitken journeyed to Luxembourg for the rehearsals and premiere of Anne Carson's translation of So...

The listener : in the shadow of the Holocaust —Oore, Irène, 1948- author.
Book
2019
6 available of 7 items

"A reflection on how trauma is passed from generation to generation. In The Listener, a daughter receives a troubling gift: her mother's stories of surviving World War II in Poland. Irene Oore's Jewish mother married a G...

The girl from Dream City : a literary life —Leith, Linda, author.
Book
2021
2 available of 4 items

"Vivid stories from a Canadian literary figure, whose lively experiences span continents and canons. It's the life that many dream of: education in some of Europe's most beautiful cities before becoming a novelist, essay...

Angry queer Somali boy : a complicated memoir —Ali, Mohamed Abdulkarim, 1985- author.
Audio Book on CD
2020
0 available of 0 items

Writing from a homeless shelter in downtown Toronto, Mohamed "Mo" Ali chronicles how he ended up there in this powerful and often irreverent memoir of exile, addiction, and racism. Kidnapped by his father on the eve of S...

Florence of America : a feminist in the age of McCarthyism —James, Florence Bean, 1892-1988, author.
Book
2019
5 available of 5 items

"Born on the Idaho frontier, Florence James was a New York City suffragette. The first to put Jimmy Cagney on stage, she founded both the Negro Repertory Theatre and the Seattle Repertory Playhouse. She worked with Franc...

The Education Of Augie Merasty A Residential School Memoir--New Edition. —Merasty, Joseph Auguste.
EBook
2017

A courageous and intimate memoir, The Education of Augie Merasty is the story of a child who faced the dark heart of humanity, let loose by the cruel policies of a bigoted nation. "At 86, Augie Merasty has been a lot of ...

Angry queer somali boy A complicated memoir. —Ali, Mohamed Abdulkarim.
EBook
2019

"A tour de force." -Omayra Issa, Radio-Canada Kidnapped by his father on the eve of Somalia's societal implosion, Mohamed Ali was taken first to the Netherlands by his stepmother, and then later on to Canada. Unmoored fr...

Inside The Mental Silence, Stigma, Psychiatry, and LSD —Parley, Kay.
EBook
2016

Before she became a psychiatric nurse at "The Mental" in the 1950s, Kay Parley was a patient there, as were the father she barely remembered and the grandfather she'd never met. Part memoir, part history, and beautifully...

The Education of Augie Merasty A Residential School Memoir —Merasty, Joseph Auguste.
EBook
2015

"Heartbreaking and important... brings into dramatic focus why we need reconciliation." - James Daschuk, author of Clearing the Plains -- Now a retired fisherman and trapper, the author was one of an estimated 150,000 Fi...

In My Own Moccasins A Memoir Of Resilience. —Knott, Helen.
EBook
2019

Helen Knott, a highly accomplished Indigenous woman, seems to have it all. But in her memoir, she offers a different perspective. In My Own Moccasins is an unflinching account of addiction, intergenerational trauma, and ...

Inside The Mental Silence, Stigma, Psychiatry, And Lsd. —Parley, Kay.
EBook
2016

Before she became a psychiatric nurse at "The Mental" in the 1950s, Kay Parley was a patient there, as were the father she barely remembered and the grandfather she'd never met. Part memoir, part history, and beautifully...

In my own moccasins : a memoir of resilience —Knott, Helen, 1987- author.
Book Club
2019
0 available of 0 items

"Helen Knott, a highly accomplished Indigenous woman, seems to have it all. But in her memoir, she offers a different perspective. In My Own Moccasins is an unflinching account of addiction, intergenerational trauma, and...

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