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By Lynda A. Archer

Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction — Shortlisted

For Elinor Greystone, the single means ahead is again into the past.

At 90 years of age, Elinor, a Saskatchewan Cree artist, inveterate roll-your-own smoker, and talker to rivers and filled bison, units out to discover anything that used to be stolen nearly a life-time in the past. With what little time she has left, she is set to discover the kid taken from her after she, just a baby herself, used to be raped at a residential school.

It is 1968, and a harsh iciness and harsher attitudes look forward to Elinor, her daughter, and her granddaughter as they set out on an odyssey to correct earlier wrongs, enduring a gift that assessments their spirit and chips away at their aboriginal historical past. Confronting a background of trauma, racism, love, and cultural survival, Tears within the Grass is the tale of an unflagging lady looking for the braveness to open her middle to an international that attempted to rip it out.

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