The Resource Split tooth, Tanya Tagaq

Split tooth, Tanya Tagaq

Label
Split tooth
Title
Split tooth
Statement of responsibility
Tanya Tagaq
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the internationally acclaimed Inuit throat singer who has dazzled and enthralled the world with music it had never heard before, a fierce, tender, heartbreaking story unlike anything you've ever read. Fact can be as strange as fiction. It can also be as dark, as violent, as rapturous. In the end, there may be no difference between them. A girl grows up in Nunavut in the 1970s. She knows joy, and friendship, and parents' love. She knows boredom, and listlessness, and bullying. She knows the tedium of the everyday world, and the raw, amoral power of the ice and sky, the seductive energy of the animal world. She knows the ravages of alcohol, and violence at the hands of those she should be able to trust. She sees the spirits that surround her, and the immense power that dwarfs all of us. When she becomes pregnant, she must navigate all this. Veering back and forth between the grittiest features of a small arctic town, the electrifying proximity of the world of animals, and ravishing world of myth, Tanya Tagaq explores a world where the distinctions between good and evil, animal and human, victim and transgressor, real and imagined lose their meaning, but the guiding power of love remains. Haunting, brooding, exhilarating, and tender all at once, Tagaq moves effortlessly between fiction and memoir, myth and reality, poetry and prose, and conjures a world and a heroine readers will never forget."--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
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Tagaq
Dewey number
C811/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.T243
LC item number
S655 2019
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Inuit
  • Girls
  • Spirituality
  • Pregnancy
  • Nunavut
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Inuit
  • Canada
  • Nunavut
  • Nunavut
Label
Split tooth, Tanya Tagaq
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Toronto, Ontario : Viking Canada, 2018
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
193 pages
Isbn
9780670070091
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
William & Grace Haney Memorial Collection.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1055270495
  • (OCoLC)on1055270495
Label
Split tooth, Tanya Tagaq
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: Toronto, Ontario : Viking Canada, 2018
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
193 pages
Isbn
9780670070091
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
William & Grace Haney Memorial Collection.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1055270495
  • (OCoLC)on1055270495

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