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- DescriptionJosie Penny's life as part of a loving Metis family in an isolated corner of Labrador changed dramatically when she was taken away to a residential school. Abused by the students, Josie became increasingly angry and isolated from her family and community as she grew into her teens. At seventeen she left for Goose Bay to make her fortune and start her own life. On the Goose is the story of how Josie came to terms with her feelings of helplessness and isolation as she began to understand why she could t feel or express love. Josie Penny's memoir is an inspiring true story of how love and hard work helped one woman triumph over adversity.
- Author BiographyJosie Penny is the author of <i>So few On Earth: A Labrador Metis Woman Remembers</i>, a dramatic personal story of growing up in an isolated Labrador and her experiences at residential school. In 2011, Josie was nominated for the Atlantic Book Award. Having triumphed over personal adversity, Josie is now a retired successful entrepreneur with a large, loving family. She lives in Dunnville, Ontario.
- Author(s)Josie Penny
- PublisherDundurn Group Ltd
- Date of Publication22/03/2014
- SubjectBiography: General
- Place of PublicationToronto
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintDundurn Group Ltd
- Content Note12 illus
- Weight1 g
- Width155 mm
- Height230 mm
- Spine15 mm
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