Education Of Augie Merasty: A Residential School Memoir

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Item#: 9780889774575
Author Merasty, Joseph Auguste
Cover Hardback
On Hand 4
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Named the fourth most important "Book of the Year" by theNational Postin 2015 and voted "One Book/One Province" in Saskatchewan for 2017,The Education of Augie Merastylaunched on the front page ofThe Globe and Mailto become a national bestseller and an instant classic.

Publishers Weeklycalled the book "historically significant," and The Toronto Star recommended it as a must read for "any Canadian interested in truth and reconciliation." Writing inThe Globe and Mail, educator J.D.M. Stewart noted that it "is well suited to a teenage audience because of its brevity and frankness."

This new edition includes a Learning Guide that deepens our understanding of the residential school experience, making it ideal for classroom and book club use. It also features a new postscript describing how the publication of this memoir changed Augie Merasty's life.

Short Description
A courageous and intimate chronicle of a young boy's life in an Indian residential school.