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Ukrainian Daughter's Dance

by (author) Marion Mutala

Inanna Publications
Initial publish date
Aug 2016
Women Authors, Canadian
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    Publish Date
    Aug 2016
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    Publish Date
    Sep 2016
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The rich and varied poems in Ukrainian Daughter's Dance speak to the heart as they document a woman's life journey, as a Ukrainian-Canadian, and as a prairie woman, and her voyage of self-discovery. Her story can be anyone's story. Poems explore issues of immigrant identity and voice in the prairies, and celebrate a cultural heritage expressed through song, dance, art, work and life.

About the author

Marion Mutala has a master's degree in education administration and taught for 30 years. With a mad passion for the arts she loves to write, sing, folkdance, play guitar, garden, travel, and read. She is the author of the bestselling and award-winning children's book trilogy, Baba's Babushka: A Magical Ukrainian Christmas, Baba's Babushka: A Magical Ukrainian Easter, and Baba's Babushka: A Magical Ukrainian Wedding. Her fourth book, Grateful was published in 2014 and another children's book, Kohkom's Babushka: A Magical Ukrainian/Aboriginal Legend, is forthcoming in 2016. Ukrainian Daughter's Dance is her debut poetry collection.

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Editorial Reviews

"Marion Mutala writes with tender grace. Her poems are wide-ranging, vivid, real, and intimate. Open this book and prepare to enter the world of a true Ukrainian Daughter, dancing barefoot in the black dirt."
--Alice Kuipers, author of Life on the Refrigerator Door

"Marion Mutala has a way of forming captivating rhythms of words that dance around in my mind, joyfully creating extraordinary images as I read."
--Carey Rigby-Wilcox, Award-winning Author and Illustrator

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