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ISBN:
0816689784
Author:
Thomas King
Category:
Social Sciences
Language:
English
Publisher:
Univ Of Minnesota Press; 1 edition (September 1, 2013)
Pages:
147 pages
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1818 kb
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1360 kb
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Rating:
4.4
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Thomas King an One of the most remarkable story collections in my library. And his ability to undermine expectations about what a story (particularly an Aboriginal story) should do is unparalleled

Thomas King an One of the most remarkable story collections in my library. And his ability to undermine expectations about what a story (particularly an Aboriginal story) should do is unparalleled. The title story is a classic, but each piece is lovely and funny and will set you on your ear in unforgettable ways. Re-cast fairly tales are all the rage now. But readers who seek the power of the "fabulous" should get their hands on this book. Thomas King and Coyote.

Thomas King is one of Canada’s premier Native public intellectuals. He was the first Aboriginal person to deliver the prestigious Massey Lectures, and he is the best-selling, award-winning author of six novels, two collections of short stories, and two nonfiction books. His work The Inconvenient Indian won the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction and the RBC Taylor Prize.

They're here in "One Good Story" too. The title story has a Native storyteller wanting to tell some visiting anthros a. .Though these stories are funny, that's a device to disarm reader defenses. The title story has a Native storyteller wanting to tell some visiting anthros a funny local story, but they don't wanna hear that. So he tells a version of Genesis which they solemly record, then go away. But other stories have other tribal locales. King goes for the heart with a very sharp arrow-point, and the reader's laughter helps pump out some blood that's always drawn. Though some may never notice, and remain unaware that beneath each story are solid, real historical events, mostly tragedies (from our point of view anyway).

145 pages ; 20 cm. One good story, that one - Totem - Magpies - Trap lines - How Corporal Colin Sterling saved Blossom, Alberta, and most of the rest of the world as well - The one about coyote goint West - A seat in the garden - Joe the paint. One good story, that one - Totem - Magpies - Trap lines - How Corporal Colin Sterling saved Blossom, Alberta, and most of the rest of the world as well - The one about coyote goint West - A seat in the garden - Joe the painter and the Deer Island massacre - A Coyote.

Thomas King CM (born 1943) is an American-Canadian writer and broadcast presenter who . In his 2013 book The Inconvenient Indian, King says, "The issue has always been land. One Good Story, That One (1993), stories. Coyote Sings to the Moon (1998), illus.

Thomas King CM (born 1943) is an American-Canadian writer and broadcast presenter who most often writes about North America's First Nations. 1 Early life and education. It will always be land, until there isn’t a square foot of land left in North America that is controlled by Native people. King also discusses policies regarding aboriginal status. He noted that legislatures in the 1800s withdrew aboriginal status from persons who graduated from university or joined the army.

Choosing Thomas King (1943-) to illustrate Alberta is quite arbitrary as he was born in California and currently resides in Ontario. The story is told in the voice of an Indian who sets to narrate a story to three white anthropologists. However, when he initially moved to Canada, in 1980, it was to teach in Alberta. King is of Cherokee and Greek origins and is considered as a spoke-man for indigenous populations. And so the narrator begins in a typically white-man fashion: Once upon a time.

This book is really several wonderful stories, seen truly through native eyes. one good read this book i.I have yet to read one of Mr. Kings books that are not. Popular Categories. Teen and Young Adult. Literature & Fiction. Mystery & Thriller.

Author: Thomas King Thomas King is an award-winning novelist, short story writer, scriptwriter, and photographer.

Author: Thomas King. One Good Story, That One is a collection steeped in native oral tradition and shot through with Thomas King’s special brand of wit and comic imagination. These highly acclaimed stories conjure up Native and Judeo-Christian myths, present-day pop culture, and literature while mixing in just the right amount of perception and experience. Thomas King is an award-winning novelist, short story writer, scriptwriter, and photographer.

Place of Publication. His many books include the novels Medicine River; Green Grass, Running Water; Truth and Bright Water; two short story collections, One Good Story, That One (Minnesota 2013) and A Short History of Indians in Canada (Minnesota 2013); nonfiction, The Truth About Stories (Minnesota 2005); and the children's books A Coyote Columbus Story, Coyote Sings to the Moon, Coyote's New Suit, and A Coyote Solstice Tale.

One Good Story, That One is a collection steeped in native oral tradition and shot through with Thomas King’s special brand of wit and comic imagination. These highly acclaimed stories conjure up Native and Judeo-Christian myths, present-day pop culture, and literature while mixing in just the right amount of perception and experience.

  • Gldasiy
ok, but Sherman Alexi is far more entertaining for his wit, style and imagination.
  • Awene
Thomas King is brilliant and funny - always! His novel Green Grass Running Water is one of my top 3 lifetime novels.