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Stones and Switches

4.8  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Stones and Switches takes the reader into the world of the Micmacs during the depression era - a world where beautiful legends and terrible spiritual powers meet; a world where a hard-working people struggle against poverty, racism and lethal epidemics; a world where one sensitive, young man, caught by events, questions the idea of free will and is tempted to do something ...more
Paperback, 153 pages
Published November 15th 1995 by Theytus Books (first published January 1995)
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Jun 27, 2016 Chris rated it it was amazing
Easily the most intriguing book I've read this year. The backstory (IRL) is fascinating enough. The final proofs of this book were in the mail to Simon when he was killed in a car accident. His family thankfully chose to continue with publication.

The result is, or should be regarded as, a classic of Canadian literature. But hardly anyone knows it exists. It was probably the first published novel written by a Mi'kmaq (from Elsipogtog), and it's a gem, unique in its style and fully engrossing, th
Apr 22, 2012 Amy rated it it was amazing
Wonderful/cute native folk story. Had ups,downs,and a bit of mystery.
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