Description - 400 Kilometres by Drew Hayden Taylor
400 Kilometres is the third play in Drew Hayden Taylor's hilarious and heart-wrenching identity-politics trilogy. Janice Wirth, a thirty-something urban professional, having discovered her roots as the Ojibway orphan Grace Wabung in Someday, and having visited her birth family on the Otter Lake Reserve in Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth, is pregnant, and must now come to grips with the question of her "true identity." Her adoptive parents have just retired, and are about to sell their house to embark on a quest for their own identity by returning to England. Meanwhile, the Native father of her child-to-be is attempting to convince Janice / Grace that their new generation's future lies with their "own people" at Otter Lake.
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(229mm x 153mm x mm)
Publisher: Talon Books,Canada
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Author Biography - Drew Hayden Taylor
Ojibway writer Drew Hayden Taylor was born on the Curve Lake Reserve in Ontario. Audiences in Canada, the United States and as far afield as Germany have welcomed with open arms Taylor's beguiling, witty and perceptive storytelling style that aims to examine Native and non-Native stereotypes.