The superbly crafted stories in this internationally acclaimed collection trace four generations of the Lafreniere family in the fictional small town of Agassiz, Manitoba, from the time of the great flood of 1950 to the present. There is Mika, the matriarch of the family, tired of being a mother to her children, and her Metis husband, Maurice, who is by turns fascinated and ashamed of his Native heritage. Their marriage has long been an uneasy truce. As their children grow up to pursue their own lives, the frustrations of ...

Agassiz Stories 2002, Emblem Editions, Toronto

ISBN-13: 9780771014642

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Agassiz Stories 1987, Turnstone Press

ISBN-13: 9780888011237

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