Starlight Tour: The Last, Lonely Night of Neil Stonechild

Starlight Tour: The Last, Lonely Night of Neil Stonechild

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In 1990, on a brutally cold night, 17-year-old Neil Stonechild disappeared from downtown Saskatoon, last seen in police custody. His frozen body was found three days later in a field outside town. Though his mother pressed for answers, a cursory investigation pinned the blame on the teen himself, dead by alcohol and misadventure. Only in 2000, when two more men were found frozen to death, and a third survived his "starlight tour" at the hands of police, did the truth about Stonechild's fate begin to emerge. Soon one of the country's most prominent Indigenous lawyers was on the case, and an open secret was secret no more.

With exclusive co-operation from the Stonechild family, lawyer Donald Worme, and others, Starlight Tour is an engrossing portrait of rogue cops, racism, obstruction of justice and justice denied, not only to a boy and his family but to an entire nation.
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ISBN: 9780735277502

Published Date: January 15, 2019

Publisher: Random House

Language: English

Page Count: 431

Size: 8.96" l x 5.92" w x 1.18" h