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Broken But Not Dead
Brendell Kisepisim Meshango is of Metis heritage and a PhD university professor in Prince George, British Columbia. When Brendell resigns from the university and retreats to her isolated cabin to repair her psyche, she is confronted by a masked intruder. His racial comments lead her to believe she is the solitary victim of a hate crime. However, is all as it appears? After ...more
Paperback, 281 pages
Published May 1st 2011 by Theytus Books
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Wow, what an amazing read! Written in a manner that makes the tension and suspense of the story strongly palpable. I have just discovered this Canadian author, although she has apparently been writing for 28 years!??! The main character is a strong Metis woman who has carved a university teaching career for herself. Although the story has some components of aboriginal culture, it does not put too much emphasis on this. There is a good, flowing blend of cultural, personal, and 'strong woman' issu ...more