Flowers on My Grave: How an Ojibwa Boy's Death Helped Break the Silence on Child Abuse

Flowers on My Grave: How an Ojibwa Boy's Death Helped Break the Silence on Child Abuse

by Ruth Teichroeb
     
 
When a young Ojibwa boy named Lester Desjarlais took his own life, the inquest into his death became one of the longest in Manitoba's history, unearthing a story of sexual abuse, family suffering, and, finally tragedy. Award-winning journalist Ruth Teichroeb covered the story, and it was the Native women, themselves survivors of abuse, who taught her about the courage

Overview

When a young Ojibwa boy named Lester Desjarlais took his own life, the inquest into his death became one of the longest in Manitoba's history, unearthing a story of sexual abuse, family suffering, and, finally tragedy. Award-winning journalist Ruth Teichroeb covered the story, and it was the Native women, themselves survivors of abuse, who taught her about the courage it takes to break the code of silence surrounding abuse.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780002554299
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
02/01/1998
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.98(d)

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