Willkommen, schön sind Sie da!
Logo Ex Libris

Obomsawin of Sioux Junction

  • E-Book (epub)
  • 158 Seiten
(0) Erste Bewertung abgeben
Alle Bewertungen ansehen
One fine spring morning, a float plane lands on a lake near the northern Ontario town of Sioux Junction, and three men get out: a ... Weiterlesen
E-Books ganz einfach mit der kostenlosen Ex Libris-Reader-App lesen. Hier erhalten Sie Ihren Download-Link.
CHF 10.90
Download steht sofort bereit
Informationen zu E-Books
E-Books eignen sich auch für mobile Geräte (sehen Sie dazu die Anleitungen).
E-Books von Ex Libris sind mit Adobe DRM kopiergeschützt: Erfahren Sie mehr.
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.


One fine spring morning, a float plane lands on a lake near the northern Ontario town of Sioux Junction, and three men get out: a judge, a Crown prosecutor and a defence attorney. The trial of Thomas Obomsawin, a native painter who has been accused of setting fire to his mother's house, is scheduled to begin. It soon becomes clear that it is not only the painter who is on trial but everyone in Sioux Junction - from Jo and Ccil Constant, who own the town's only hotel, to the Sauv brothers, whose decision to close down the sawmill has spelled the death of Sioux Junction, right up to the judge and the lawyers themselves.But at the heart of this novel is the tumultuous life of Thomas Obomsawin: his life and his art, his wiles and his weaknesses, his talent and his tragedy. Filled with humour and compassion, biting satire and flashing insight, Obomsawin of Sioux Junction is the story of a townand a countrydivided and united by language and history.


Daniel Poliquin is the author of three novels and a book of short stories, and has also published French translations of fiction by Jack Kerouac and W.O. Mitchell. His most recent novel, Visions de Jude, won the prestigious Grand Prix de Roman du Journal de Montreal for 1990.

Wayne Grady is the author of eleven books, the editor of fourteen literary anthologies, and the former editor of Harrowsmith magazine. One of the finest literary translators in the country, he has won the Governor General's Award for Translation and the John Glassco Prize for Literary Translation. He lives in Kingston, Ontario, and teaches creative writing and translation at the University of British Columbia.


Titel: Obomsawin of Sioux Junction
EAN: 9781926706016
ISBN: 978-1-926706-01-6
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Douglas and McIntyre (2013) Ltd.
Genre: Erzählende Literatur
Anzahl Seiten: 158
Veröffentlichung: 01.09.2010
Jahr: 2010
Auflage: Digital Only
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 1.8 MB