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In my own moccasins : a memoir of resilience —Knott, Helen, 1987- author.
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2019
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"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.
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2016
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"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.
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2016
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"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.
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2019
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"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.
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2018
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"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.
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2019
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"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...

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

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