The Island Pond Raid, The Inside Story by Thomas King
Factual Account of the Infamous Island Pond Raid

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Thomas King was a social worker in Vermont for two decades, beginning in 1979 and ending in 1999. Mr.King was awarded for his casework by the Governor of Vermont and received other awards for his work with children and families. He worked in five districts and was a supervisor, child protective worker, juvenile worker, resourse coordinator and investigator. He graduated from Adelphi University with a major in psychology and intered the USAF where he was gestalt therapist.
 

About Thomas King

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Thomas King is an award-winning novelist, short-story writer, scriptwriter and photographer of Cherokee and Greek descent. He is the author of the novels Medicine River, Truth and Bright Water and Green Grass, Running Water; a non-fiction work based on his Massey Lectures, called The Truth About Stories; the short-story collections One Good Story, That One and A Short History of Indians in Canada; and four books for children. He has also written two novels under the pen name Hartley GoodWeather. King has been shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize and nominated twice for the Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction, and his novel Green Grass, Running Water was chosen by Quill & Quire as one of the best Canadian works of the twentieth century. A member of the Order of Canada, King was a professor of English at the University of Guelph before retiring in 2012.
 
Published January 25, 2008 by AuthorHouse. 156 pages
Genres: Parenting & Relationships, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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