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The Lost Island

E. Pauline Johnson-Tekahionwake, E. Pauline Johnson, Atanas Matsoureff (Illustrator)

Hardcover

List Price: 16.95*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (4/5/2022)
Hardcover (2/1/2022)

Description

In 1911, Pauline Johnson published Legends of Vancouver, a collection of native stories she learned from a tribal chieftain. One of these stories appears here in a new edition. The Lost Island tells of a long-ago time when what is now Vancouver belonged to the Sqamish people. In poetic prose, Johnson retells the story of a native healer whose visit to a mysterious island ends in a tragic loss, a striking symbol of the arrival of white civilization. Acclaimed artist Atanas's shimmering illustrations evoke a world long vanished.

Simply Read Books, 9781894965071, 40pp.

Publication Date: December 9, 2004