The Resource The break, Katherena Vermette

The break, Katherena Vermette

Label
The break
Title
The break
Statement of responsibility
Katherena Vermette
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Stella, a young Métis mother, looks out her window one evening and spots someone in trouble on the Break--a barren field on an isolated strip of land outside her house--she calls the police to alert them to a possible crime
Summary
When a Metis woman sees a possible crime she telephones the police. Told from the perspectives of various people connected to this violence in a Metis community, we hear their stories leading up to that fateful night.
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • Books in Canada First Novel Award, 2016.
  • Burt Award for First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Literature, 2017.
  • Evergreen Award (Ontario), 2017.
  • Loan Stars Favourites, 2016
  • Manitoba Writing and Publishing Awards, Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award, 2017.
  • Manitoba Writing and Publishing Awards, Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction, 2017.
  • Manitoba Writing and Publishing Awards, McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10529086
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vermette, Katherena
Dewey number
C813/.6
Illustrations
genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Canadian fiction
  • Canadian fiction
  • Métis
  • Witnesses
  • Indigenous women
  • Victims of violent crimes
  • Violent crimes
  • Community life
  • Manitoba
Target audience
adult
Label
The break, Katherena Vermette
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn941433020
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9781487001117
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
genealogical table
System control number
(OCoLC)941433020
Label
The break, Katherena Vermette
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn941433020
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9781487001117
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
genealogical table
System control number
(OCoLC)941433020

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