Forecasting Storms Ahead: Thomas King

Thomas King and Duncan McCue

Forecasting Storms Ahead: Thomas King

Thomas King and Duncan McCue

6:30pm

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Canadian literary icon and Companion of the Order of Canada Thomas King brings you his latest novel, Sufferance. In his latest book, the National Aboriginal Achievement Award-winner draws you into the ominous life of Jeremiah Camp, a.k.a. the Forecaster, a man who can look into the future but doesn’t like what he sees. When Jeremiah runs away to an old residential school on a small Indian reserve, the past he left behind follows him for a final request. Join King for a sly and satirical look at the consequences of money, privilege and power.

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Canadian literary icon and Companion of the Order of Canada Thomas King brings you his latest novel, Sufferance. In his latest book, the National Aboriginal Achievement Award-winner draws you into the ominous life of Jeremiah Camp, a.k.a. the Forecaster, a man who can look into the future but doesn’t like what he sees. When Jeremiah runs away to an old residential school on a small Indian reserve, the past he left behind follows him for a final request. Join King for a sly and satirical look at the consequences of money, privilege and power.

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Thomas King is an award-winning novelist, short-story writer, scriptwriter and photographer. His critically acclaimed, bestselling fiction includes Medicine River; Green Grass, Running Water; One Good Story, That One; Truth and Bright Water; A Short History of Indians in Canada; The Back of the Turtle (winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction); The Inconvenient Indian (winner of the RBC Taylor Prize); Indians on Vacation; the DreadfulWater mystery series; and the poetry collection 77 Fragments of a Familiar Ruin. A Member of the Order of Canada and recipient of a National Aboriginal Achievement Award, Thomas King lives in Guelph, Ontario.

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Duncan McCue, an award-winning journalist, is the host of CBC Radio One Cross Country Checkup. McCue was a reporter for CBC News in Vancouver for over 15 years. Now based in Toronto, his news and current affairs pieces continue to be featured on CBC's flagship news show, The National. He is currently producing a podcast on Indian residential school history. He was part of a CBC Aboriginal investigation into missing and murdered Indigenous women that won numerous honours including the Hillman Award for Investigative Journalism. In 2017, he was presented with an Indspire Award for Public Service.

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