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Crossroads : my story of tragedy and resilience as a Humboldt Bronco —Dahlgren, Kaleb, author.

"An inspiring story of hope and resiliency On April 6, 2018, sixteen people died and thirteen others were injured after a bus taking the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team to a playoff game collided with a transport tru...

Call me Indian : from the trauma of residential school to becoming the NHL's first treaty Indigenous player —Sasakamoose, Fred, 1933- author.

"Trailblazer. Residential school survivor. First Indigenous player in the NHL. All of these descriptions are true--but none of them tell the whole story. Fred Sasakamoose suffered abuse in a residential school for a deca...

From the ashes : my story of being Métis, homeless, and finding my way —Thistle, Jesse, author.

"From the Ashes is a remarkable memoir about hope and resilience, and a revelatory look into the life of a Métis-Cree man who refused to give up. Abandoned by his parents as a toddler, Jesse Thistle briefly found himsel...

Untamed —Doyle, Glennon, 1976- author.

"There is a voice of longing inside every woman. We strive so mightily to be good: good mothers, daughters, partners, employees, citizens, and friends. We believe all this striving will make us feel alive. Instead, it le...

Greenlights —McConaughey, Matthew, 1969- author.

"Drawing on the Academy Award-winning actor's journals and diaries from the last 40 years, this book presents a uniquely McConaughey approach to achieving success and satisfaction"-- Provided by publisher.

Indian in the Cabinet : speaking truth to power —Wilson-Raybould, Jody, 1971- author.

Jody Wilson-Raybould was raised to be a leader. Inspired by the example of her grandmother, who persevered throughout her life to keep alive the governing traditions of her people, and raised as the daughter of a heredit...

A promised land —Obama, Barack, author.

In this anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in personal detail bo...

Between two kingdoms : a memoir of a life interrupted —Jaouad, Suleika, author.

An Emmy Award-winning writer and activist describes the harrowing years she spent in early adulthood fighting leukemia and how she learned to live again while forging connections with other survivors of profound illness ...

If I knew then : finding wisdom in failure and power in aging —Arden, Jann, author, illustrator.

"Jann Arden--bestselling author, recording artist and late-blooming TV star--is back with this funny, heartfelt and fierce memoir on becoming a woman of a certain age. The power, gravity and freedom she's found at fifty-...

White coal city : a memoir of place & family —Boschman, Robert, 1961- author.

"A moving, unflinching exploration of life in Prince Albert, on Treaty Six territory, as told through one family's multigenerational story. Robert Boschman grew up in the living quarters of the King Koin Launderette in P...

Thou shalt not be an Indian : a residential school survivor's story —Kakakaway, Robert, author.

Robert Kakakaway attended Marieval Indian Residential School for six torturous years. His powerful memoir is more than just a glimpse, so prepare yourself, as you witness his daily experiences and the hardships he faced ...

Two trees make a forest : in search of my family's past among Taiwan's mountains and coasts —Lee, Jessica J., 1986- author.

"Combining an immersive exploration of nature with captivatingly beautiful prose, Jessica J. Lee embarks on a journey to discover her family's forgotten history and to connect with the island they once called home. Taiwa...

Broken (in the best possible way) —Lawson, Jenny, 1973- author.

"As Jenny Lawson's hundreds of thousands of fans know, she suffers from depression. In Broken (in the best possible way), she explores her experimental treatment of transcranial magnetic stimulation with brutal honesty. ...

Yearbook —Rogen, Seth, 1982- author.

"A collection of funny personal essays from one of the writers of Superbad and Pineapple Express and one of the producers of The Disaster Artist, Neighbors, and The Boys. (All of these words have been added to help this ...

In my own moccasins : a memoir of resilience —Knott, Helen, 1987- author.

"Helen Knott, a highly accomplished Indigenous woman, seems to have it all. But in her memoir, she offers a different perspective. In My Own Moccasins is an unflinching account of addiction, intergenerational trauma, and...

Somebody's daughter : a memoir —Ford, Ashley C., author.

"One of the most prominent voices of her generation debuts with an extraordinarily powerful memoir: the story of a childhood defined by the ever looming absence of her incarcerated father and the path we must take to bot...

Born a crime : stories from a South African childhood —Noah, Trevor, 1984- author.

"One of the comedy world's fastest-rising stars tells his wild coming of age story during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. Noah provides something deeper than tr...

Halfbreed —Campbell, Maria, 1940- author.

"A new, fully restored edition of the essential Canadian classic. An unflinchingly honest memoir of her experience as a Métis woman in Canada, Maria Campbell's Halfbreed depicts the realities that she endured and, above...

The happiest man on Earth : the beautiful life of an Auschwitz survivor —Jaku, Eddie, author.

"Eddie Jaku always considered himself a German first, a Jew second. He was proud of his country. But all of that changed on 9 November 1938, when he was beaten, arrested and taken to a concentration camp. Over the next s...

Genocidal love : a life after residential school —Fox, Bevann, 1968- author.

"A residential school survivor's complicated path toward healing and love. Genocidal Love delves into the long-term effects of childhood trauma on those who attended residential school and demonstrates the power of story...

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