After their father dies, Caroline and Luke move across town to live with their grandmother. Each morning, the children sneak out to spy on the animals in Mr. Noah’s zoo. At night, they hear screaming, far away and in the dark.
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.
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