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  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1797131400
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1797131405
  • Item weight ‏ : ‎ 210 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 15.49 x 2.79 x 14.99 cm
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JESSE THISTLE is Métis-Cree, from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, and an assistant professor in Humanities at York University in Toronto. From the Ashes was the top-selling Canadian book in 2020, the winner of the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize for Nonfiction, Indigenous Voices Award, and High Plains Book Award, and also a finalist for CBC Canada Reads. Jesse won a Governor General’s Academic Medal in 2016 and is a Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation Scholar and a Vanier Scholar. A frequent keynote speaker, he lives in Hamilton, Ontario, with his wife, Lucie, and is at work on multiple projects, including his next book. Visit him at JesseThistle.com.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Thrilling Memoir about Homelessness
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Thrilling memoir about homelessness in Canada. I usually don't like to read very much and read this book so fast! If you like "The Glass Castle" and "Educated", this book is for you. Highly recommend.
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