My Mi’kmaq Mother by Julie Pellissier-Lush
6 x 9, 158 pages, perfect bound paperback
My Mi’kmaq Mother is a flavourful account of a young Mi’kmaq girl’s life without her Mi’kmaq mother. Searching for the essence of a mother she barely had a chance to know, the reader is drawn into the world of the Mi’kmaq people.
For every reader who has overcome the loss of a mother, sister, brother, father, child or friend, this honest, funny and powerful compilation of stories elicits a wide range of emotional responses.