Winner of the Geoffrey Bilson Award for historic Fiction
The yr is 1959, and fifteen-year-old Nipishish returns to his reserve in northern Quebec after being kicked out of residential college, the place the crucial tells him he is a good-for-nothing who, like every Indians, can look ahead to a lifetime of drunkenness, felony and despair.
The reserve, notwithstanding, deals not anything to Nipishish. He recalls little of his overdue parents. in reality, he turns out to grasp much less approximately himself than the folks on the band place of work. He needs to try and rediscover the outdated methods, face the officers who locate him a probability, and study the reality approximately his father's death.
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