Beginnings

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Pub Date: 11/20/2018

Pages: 188

Publisher: Holy Cow! Press

Imprint: Holy Cow! Press

ISBN 13: 9780998601052

ISBN 10: 0998601055

Price: / $21.99 CAN$15.95

Beginnings

By Thomas D. Peacock

Price: $15.95

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Paperback

About the Book

Beginnings: The Homeward Journey of Donovan Manypenny is the story of Donovan Manypenny. Raised by his grandparents on a northern Wisconsin Ojibwe reservation until their passing when he is ten years old, he becomes a ward of the state of Wisconsin and enters the child welfare system – foster care, children’s home, and adoption. The trauma he experiences as a result of losing his grandparents and way of life leads him to put his past behind him for over forty-three years. Then at the age of fifty-three, events in his life take him back to his childhood home, retracing the historical westward migration of his Ojibwe ancestors. Heartfelt and bittersweet, and layered with meaning, Beginnings: The Homeward Journey of Donovan Manypenny will resonate with anyone who longs to make the journey home, wherever that may be, as well those who seek or have experienced cultural or spiritual awakening, and healing.

About the Book

Beginnings: The Homeward Journey of Donovan Manypenny is the story of Donovan Manypenny. Raised by his grandparents on a northern Wisconsin Ojibwe reservation until their passing when he...

Author

Thomas D. Peacock is a member of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior (Anishinaabe Ojibwe). Several of his books (Ojibwe Waasa Inaabida, The Good Path) were Minnesota Book Award winners. The Seventh Generation won a national Multicultural Children’s Book of the Year award. Other books include A Forever Story, Collected Wisdom, The Tao of Nookomis, The Four Hills of Life and To Be Free. An illustrated children’s book, The Forever Sky, will be released in 2019. He lives with his wife, Betsy, in Little Sand Bay, Red Cliff, Wisconsin, and Duluth, Minnesota.