The Blind Man’s Eyes

Rita Joe

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The Blind Man’s Eyes

  Author:   Rita Joe    
  Publisher:  Breton Books

With over 100 of her best poems plus George Elliott Clarke’s essay on the achievement of Rita Joe, The Blind Man’s Eyes confirms Joe’s place in Canadian literature.

From a homeless child who led a blind beggar door-to-door, Rita Joe emerged as spokesperson for her nation and for the individual’s heart. Her much anthologized poems and rare autobiography have riveted her message to the Canadian conscience, revealing both the Mi’kmaq people and the universal artist’s heart of this Elder.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781926908380
Item BB0113
PublisherBreton Books
PublisherBreton Books
Published onOctober 28 2015
Language eng
Pages 140
Format Paperback
Dimensions9(in) x 6(in)
Shipping weight208(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Born in poverty on a reserve in Cape Breton, Rita Joe survived on sheer guts and compassion.