Legacy

By Waubgeshig Rice

Legacy
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"Bold, envisioned storytelling. A hands down pleasure to read. " —Richard Wagamese
In the winter of 1989, Eva Gibson is a university student living in downtown Toronto. She's homesick and anxious to finish her education and return home to serve her Anishinaabe community. Then ... Read more


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"Bold, envisioned storytelling. A hands down pleasure to read. " —Richard Wagamese
In the winter of 1989, Eva Gibson is a university student living in downtown Toronto. She's homesick and anxious to finish her education and return home to serve her Anishinaabe community. Then tragedy strikes and it becomes the Gibson family's legacy. Back on the rez, Eva's brothers and sister struggle to cope with their losses and redefine "their legacy. " Some turn to ceremony; some turn to vice. All the while, they contend with a creeping sentiment of revenge.

Waubgeshig Rice

Waubgeshig Rice is an author and journalist from Wasauksing First Nation on Georgian Bay. He has written three fiction titles, and his short stories and essays have been published in numerous anthologies. His most recent novel, Moon of the Crusted Snow, was published in 2018 and became a national bestseller. He graduated from Ryerson University’s journalism program in 2002, and spent the bulk of his journalism career at CBC, most recently as host of Up North, the afternoon radio program for northern Ontario. He lives in Sudbury with his wife and two sons. Legacy is his debut novel.

 

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"With Legacy, Waubgeshig Rice places himself squarely at the front of the next wave of Native authors. Bold, envisioned storytelling. A hands down pleasure to read. "

Richard Wagamese

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