The break / Katherena Vermette.

When a Métis 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.

Main Author: Vermette, Katherena, 1977-
Published: [Toronto, Ontario] : Anansi, 2016.
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Summary: When a Métis 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.
Physical Description: 352 pages
Language: English
Awards: Governor General's Literary Award Finalist (Fiction) 2016
Canada Reads Finalist 2017
ISBN: 1487001118 (pbk.)
9781487001117 (pbk.)
Author Notes:

KATHERENA VERMETTE is a Métis writer from Treaty One territory, the heart of the Métis nation, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Her first book, North End Love Songs (The Muses Company), won the Governor General's Literary Award for Poetry. Her NFB short documentary, this river, won the Coup de Coeur at the Montreal First Peoples Festival and a Canadian Screen Award. Her first novel, The Break, is the winner of three Manitoba Book Awards and the Amazon.ca First Novel Award, and it was a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction, the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, and CBC Canada Reads.