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Through the voice of Ãª-kwÃªskÃ®t â€“ Turn-around Woman â€“ Louise Halfe guides the reader on a three-fold journey down a path where the personal, the historical and the mythic walk hand-in-hand.
Louise Halfe revisits familiar aboriginal themes, but pushes them farther than she has before, in this third collection of her moving, powerful poetry. The ancestors speak through a Motherâ€™s fireside stories, and the figure of Rolling Head recurs everywhere on the path â€“ as nightmare, as conscience, as maternal lover.
The heartbreaking dysfunction of a Native family, and the haunted memories and temptations of one womanâ€™s quest, are tempered by the tenderness, the loyalty, and the outbursts of earthy laughter that distinguish Louise Halfeâ€™s unique gifts as a poet and as mediator between two cultures.