In 2016, the Polish journalist Joanna Gierak-Onoszko arrived in Canada, where she would spend two years reporting for the centre-left weekly magazine Polityka. She first learned of Toby Obed in November 2017, through media coverage of the long-awaited federal apology for residential schools in Newfoundland and Labrador. Photos of Obed walking across a stage in Happy Valley–Goose Bay, toward the prime minister and his open arms, were splashed under national headlines … In 2019, Gierak-Onoszko published 27 śmierci Toby’ego Obeda (The 27 deaths of Toby Obed) to popular and critical acclaim in Poland.
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Joanna Gierak-Onoszko, 27 śmierci Toby’ego Obeda (Warsaw: Dowody na istnienie, 2019).