Highway of Tears A true story of racism, indifference, and the pursuit of justice for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

Jessica McDiarmid

Large print - 2020

"This stunning work of investigative journalism follows a series of unsolved disappearances and murders of Indigenous women in rural British Columbia along Highway 16, a 450-mile stretch of dirt and asphalt, surrounded by rugged wilderness and snowy mountain peaks"--Provided by publisher.

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True crime stories
Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print 2020.
Center Point Large Print edition
Item Description
Regular print version previously published by: Atria Books.
Physical Description
447 pages (large print) : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
Main Author
Jessica McDiarmid (author)
  • A bright light
  • A brick wall
  • Part of you is missing
  • Falling through the cracks
  • The not knowing
  • An inch shy of a mile
  • Blatant failures
  • It depends who's bleeding
  • Rising tides
  • Breaking a spirit
  • This we have to live with every day
  • Where were you twenty years ago?
  • Canada's dirtiest secret
  • Winding down
  • The last walk
  • Epilogue: A safer place.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

For decades, Indigenous women and girls have gone missing or been found murdered along an isolated stretch of highway in northwestern British Columbia. The corridor is known as the Highway of Tears, and it has come to symbolize a national crisis.