One Good Story, That One (Paperback)


By Thomas King

Univ Of Minnesota Press, 9780816689781, 147pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2013

List Price: 16.95*
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One Good Story, That One is a collection steeped in native oral tradition and shot through with Thomas King’s special brand of wit and comic imagination. These highly acclaimed stories conjure up Native and Judeo-Christian myths, present-day pop culture, and literature while mixing in just the right amount of perception and experience.

About the Author

Thomas King is one of Canada’s premier Native public intellectuals. He was the first Aboriginal person to deliver the prestigious Massey Lectures, and he is the best-selling, award-winning author of six novels, two collections of short stories, and two nonfiction books. His work The Inconvenient Indian won the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction and the RBC Taylor Prize. He is a recipient of the Order of Canada and lives in Guelph, Ontario.

Praise For One Good Story, That One: Stories

"There’s a sly, tart intelligence at work in many of these stories. . . . The writing is taut, sharp-edged, and very funny." —Globe and Mail

"These stories clearly display King’s trademark wit and intelligence, his facility with characterization, and his mastery of narrative art." —The Ottawa Citizen