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Not counting the Indian, there were six : short story


Auntie Beth was the black sheep of the family, who made her way through seven husbands (not counting the Indian, there were six). But when she dies in a scuba-diving accident, leaving two-and-a-half-million dollars behind, her relations suddenly see her in a more positive light. A Short History of Indians in Canada, Thomas King's bestselling collection of twenty tales, is a comic tour de force, showcasing the author at his hilarious and provocative best. With his razor-sharp observations and mystical characters, including the ever-present and ever-changing Coyote, King pokes a sharp stick into the gears of the Native myth-making machine, exposing the underbelly of both historical and contemporary Native-White relationships. Through the laughter, these stories shimmer brightly with the universal truths that unite us. HarperCollins brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperCollins short-stories collection to build your digital library.

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  • 9781443419673 (electronic bk.)
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