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A Really Good Brown Girl

by Marilyn Dumont, introduction by Lee Maracle

tagged: canadian, native american
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list price: $11.99
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category: Poetry
published: Feb 2016
ISBN:9781771313858
publisher: Brick Books
Description

On the occasion of the press’s 40th anniversary, Brick Books is proud to present the fourth of six new editions of classic books from our back catalogue. This edition of A Really Good Brown Girl features a new Introduction by Lee Maracle, a new Afterword by the author and a new cover and design by the renowned typographer Robert Bringhurst.

First published in 1996, A Really Good Brown Girl is a fierce, honest and courageous account of what it takes to grow into one’s self and one’s Metis heritage in the face of myriad institutional and cultural obstacles. It is an indispensable contribution to Canadian literature.

About the Authors
Marilyn Dumont is of Cree-Métis ancestry and lives in Edmonton, Alberta. Since 1985, Marilynâ??s work has been published in numerous Canadian literary journals, widely anthologized, and broadcast on radio and television. Her first collection won the 1997 Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, presented by the League of Canadian Poets, for the best first collection of poetry that year by a Canadian writer. Her second collection won the 2001 Stephan G. Stephansson Award from the Writers Guild of Alberta. Initiations: A Selection of Young Native Writings is her first editing work with Theytus.
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Marilyn Dumont is of Cree-Métis ancestry and lives in Edmonton, Alberta. Since 1985, Marilynâ??s work has been published in numerous Canadian literary journals, widely anthologized, and broadcast on radio and television. Her first collection won the 1997 Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, presented by the League of Canadian Poets, for the best first collection of poetry that year by a Canadian writer. Her second collection won the 2001 Stephan G. Stephansson Award from the Writers Guild of Alberta. Initiations: A Selection of Young Native Writings is her first editing work with Theytus.
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9
Editorial Review

"No other book so exonerates us, elevates us and at the same time indicts Canada in language so eloquent it almost hurts to hear it."

— Lee Maracle

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