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Kobzar's Children: A Century of Untold Ukrainian Stories
     

Kobzar's Children: A Century of Untold Ukrainian Stories

by Marsha Skrypuch
 

Among the authors whose work appear in Kobzar's Children with Marsha Skrypuch are:

  • Award-winning author Larry Warwaruk, whose contribution Bargain, set in Saskatchewan, is based on a true story,

  • The Winnipeg-born and -based Brenda Hasiuk whose fiction has been published in leading literary

Overview

Among the authors whose work appear in Kobzar's Children with Marsha Skrypuch are:

  • Award-winning author Larry Warwaruk, whose contribution Bargain, set in Saskatchewan, is based on a true story,

  • The Winnipeg-born and -based Brenda Hasiuk whose fiction has been published in leading literary journals. Her contribution to the collection, It's Me Tatia, is set in Western Canada in 1919,

  • Paulette MacQuarrie, a freelance editor and producer of the English-language Ukrainian radio program, Nash Holos, in British Columbia,

  • Poems by Linda Mikolayenko, from Ethelbert, Manitoba, and Sonja Dunn, who has worked in television for almost 30 years, and

  • A high school student from Quebec, Kim Pawliw, who wrote a tribute to her Baba who, as a child was imprisoned with her family at the Spirit Lake Internment Camp.

The Many Circles of Hell, by Stefan Petelycky, a Ukrainian survivor of Aushwitz who now lives in British Columbia, is undoubtedly the most horrific story in the collection. Petelycky vividly describe the barbaric treatment suffered by him and his fellow former prisoners, many of them Ukrainians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550419542
Publisher:
Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited
Publication date:
06/30/2006
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.74(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Marsha Skrypuch is the author of many books for children, including Silver Threads, The Best Gifts, Enough, The Hunger and Hope's War. Among the numerous writing awards won her novel about the Armenian genocide, Nobody's Child, was nominated for the Red Maple Award, the Alberta Rocky Mountain Book Award, the B.C. Stellar Award; and it was listed by Resource Links as a Best Book.

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