KISS OF THE FUR QUEEN.

By: Highway, Tomson.

Price: $12.50 USD

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


310 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). The author's first novel. Two small Cree boys are torn from their family and placed in a Catholic residential school where their names are changed and they are forced to speak English only. As young men, they move to Winnipeg where they confront racism, but are always watched over by the 'Fur Queen', a beautiful young woman they saw in their childhood in a photograph and have taken as their guardian angel. "Native story-telling techniques with European narrative form to create an engaging, funny, passionate and triumphant novel about the experience of being a stranger in your own land." Book is Near Fine. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, and very minor rubbing.

Title: KISS OF THE FUR QUEEN.

Author Name: Highway, Tomson.

Categories: Literature, Canada - Native Peoples,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Canada: 1998

ISBN Number: 0385256523

ISBN Number 13: 9780385256520

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 18557

Keywords: Tomson Highway, Canadian authors, Cree, Native Peoples, First novels, Dog sleds, Tundra, Catholic residential schools, Priests, Abuse, Winnipeg, Racism, Fur Queen, Shape-Shifters, Tricksters, Brothers, Child Abuse.,