Red River Girl

Red River Girl: A Journey into the Dark Heart of Canada

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, True Crime
Paperback Published on: 05/11/2020
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THE GRIPPING TRUE STORY OF A MURDER WHICH HAUNTED CANADA AND BECAME A RALLYING CRY FOR JUSTICE'If you were hooked on the Serial podcast, then you need to order this now' RedLonglisted for the Crime Writers' Association ALCS Gold Dagger for Non-FictionTina Fontaine A fifteen-year-old runaway living on the streets of Winnipeg. When her body was found weighted down in the Red River, she became yet another example of the endemic violence against Indigenous women. But her death sparked a nationwide protest. Sergeant John O'Donovan The police detective who forced the media to look at Tina differently. Vowing to deliver justice, he plotted an extraordinary undercover sting that stretched the moral boundaries of the law and obsessed him for years.Joanna Jolly An award-winning journalist whose investigation into Tina's death took her to the prison cell of the murder suspect, the First Nation reserve where Tina was raised and into the heart of a liberal nation confronting racism and injustice.'Written with the urgency of a thriller, this book uses the tragic death of one girl to expose scandalous levels of violence against Canada's Indigenous female population. A shocking story' Joan Smith, author of Misogynies'Jolly's gripping, moving and timely book is a true crime classic. Vital, urgent and humane' Melanie McGrath, author of The Long Exile

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780349011004
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Weight: 239g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 26 mm

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