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Borders

September 7, 2021 | Young adult softcover
ISBN: 9781443460675
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Description

A stunning graphic-novel adaptation based on the work of one of Canada's most revered and bestselling authors

On a trip to visit his older sister, who has moved away from the family home on the reserve to Salt Lake City, a young boy and his mother are posed a simple question with a not-so-simple answer. Are you Canadian, the border guards ask, or American?

 "Blackfoot."

And when border guards will not accept their citizenship, mother and son wind up trapped in an all-too-real limbo between nations that do not recognize who they are.

A powerful graphic-novel adaptation of one of Thomas King's most celebrated short stories, Borders explores themes of identity and belonging, and is a poignant depiction of the significance of a nation's physical borders from an Indigenous perspective. This timeless story is brought to vibrant, piercing life by the singular vision of artist Natasha Donovan.

 

About this Author

THOMAS KINGis an award-winning writer and photographer. His critically acclaimed, bestselling books includeMedicine River;Green Grass, Running Water;One Good Story, That One;Truth and Bright Water;A Short History of Indians in Canada;The Back of the Turtle(winner of the Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction);The Inconvenient Indian(winner of the RBC Taylor Prize);Indians on Vacation;Sufferance;and the poetry collection77 Fragments of a Familiar Ruin. A Companion of the Order of Canada and the recipient of a National Aboriginal Achievement Award, Thomas King lives in Guelph, Ontario.

ISBN: 9781443460675
Format: Young adult softcover
Pages: 192
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 2021-09-07

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