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Titre Heart berries: a memoir / Terese Mailhot.
Auteur Mailhot, Terese Marie, author
Éditeur [Toronto] : Doubleday Canada, [2018]
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Genre Autobiographies
Sujet anglais Mailhot, Terese Marie.
Mailhot, Terese Marie -- Mental health.
Seabird Island (First Nation) -- Biography.
Sujet français Mailhot, Terese Marie
Mailhot, Terese Marie -- Santé mentale
Indiennes d'Amérique -- Biographies
État de stress post-traumatique -- Patients -- États-Unis (Nord-Ouest) -- Biographies
Bipolaires -- États-Unis (Nord-Ouest) -- Biographies
État de stress post-traumatique -- Patients -- Canada (Sud-Ouest) -- Biographies
Bipolaires -- Canada (Sud-Ouest) -- Biographies
Description xviii, 154 pages; 20 cm.
Résumé "Guileless and refreshingly honest, Terese Mailhot's debut memoir chronicles her struggle to balance the beauty of her Native heritage with the often desperate and chaotic reality of life on the reservation. Heart Berries is a powerful, poetic memoir of a woman's coming of age on the Seabird Island Indian Reservation in British Columbia. Having survived a profoundly dysfunctional upbringing only to find herself hospitalized and facing a dual diagnosis of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Bipolar II; Terese Mailhot is given a notebook and begins to write her way out of trauma. The triumphant result is Heart Berries, a memorial for Mailhot's mother, a social worker and activist who had a thing for prisoners; a story of reconciliation with her father--an abusive drunk and a brilliant artist--who was murdered under mysterious circumstances; and an elegy on how difficult it is to love someone while dragging the long shadows of shame. Mailhot "trusts the reader to understand that memory isn't exact, but melded to imagination, pain and what we can bring ourselves to accept." Her unique and at times unsettling voice graphically illustrates her mental state. As she writes, she discovers her own true voice, seizes control of her story and, in so doing, reestablishes her connection to her family, to her people and to her place in the world."-- Provided by publisher.
Note locale Bibliothèques de Montréal recognizes that the term "Indians," used in subject headings such as "Indians of North America," is offensive to many people. Although we currently maintain these headings to adhere to descriptive standards used by libraries worldwide, we and other Canadian libraries are working to replace them with ones that are acceptable to Indigenous Peoples.
ISBN 9780385691147 (hardcover)
Bibliothèque Note Cote Statut
 AHUNTSIC - Adultes - Documentaires    920.99711 MAI  RETOUR 21-07-08
 C-D-NEIGES - Adultes - Romans  COLL. ANGL.  MAI Te he  DISPONIBLE
 CARTIERVILLE - Adultes - Documentaires    971.137 MAI  DISPONIBLE
 DU BOISÉ - Adultes - Documentaires    920.99711 MAI  DISPONIBLE
 INTERCULTURELLE - Adultes - Documentaires  COLL. ANGL.  920.99711 MAI  DISPONIBLE
 JEAN-CORBEIL - Adultes - Documentaires    920.99711 MAI  DISPONIBLE
 LE PRÉVOST - Adultes - Documentaires    920.93621 MAI  DISPONIBLE
 MARC-FAVREAU - Adultes - Documentaires    920.93621 MAI  DISPONIBLE
 MORDECAI-RICHLER - Adultes - Documentaires  COLL. ANGL.  920.99711 MAI  DISPONIBLE
 PARC-EXTENSION - Adultes - Documentaires    920.93621 MAI  DISPONIBLE

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