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Home waltz Book
Book | Palimpsest Press, Windsor, Ontario : 2020.

  • 1 of 1 Copy Available at Libraries in Niagara Cooperative (Show)
  • 1 of 1 Copy Available at Port Colborne Library
  • 1 current hold with 1 total copy.
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Branch Call Number Location Holdable? Status
Port Colborne FIC GRISE Adult Indigenous Fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Available
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"In 1973, fifteen-year old Qw?qw?sk?i?, or "Squito" Bob, is a mixed-blood N?e?kepmx boy trying to find his place in a small, mostly Native town. His closest friends are three n?e?kepmx boys and a white kid, an obnoxious runt who thinks himself superior to his friends. Accepted as neither Native nor white, Squito often feels like the stray dog of the group and envisions a short, disastrous life for himself. Home Waltz follows the boys over thirty-six hours on what should be one of the best weekends of their lives. With a senior girls volleyball tournament in town, Squito's favourite band performing, and enough alcohol for ten people, the boys dream of girls, dancing, and possibly romance. A story of love, heartbreak, and tragedy, Home Waltz delves into suicide, alcohol abuse, body image, and systemic racism. A coming of age story like no other, Home Waltz speaks to one Indigenous teenager's experience of growing up in a world that doesn't want or trust him." --Publisher.
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  • ISBN: 9781989287644 (trade pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 304 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Windsor, Ontario : Palimpsest Press, 2020.

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