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Overview

Robert Kroetsch captures the beauty of this province in this endearing documentation of his Alberta experience—from the dinosaur digs in the Badlands to the Calgary Stampede to the site of Big Bear's prophetic vision of kd lang's hometown, Stettler.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780920897317
  • Publisher: NeWest Publishers, Limited
  • Publication date: 10/16/1993
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 312
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert Kroetsch

Robert Kroetsch is the author eight novels includingThe Puppeteer, Alibi, andWhat the Crow Said. Also to his credit are several volumes of poetry and nonfiction works. Robert Kroetsch is a Governor General's Award winner.

Rudy Wiebe was born near Fairholme, Saskatchewan in 1934. From the University of Alberta, he received a B. 1956 and a M. in Creative Writing in 1960. He studied under a Rotary International Fellowship at the University of Tuebingen in West Germany, and in 1962 he received a Bachelor of Theology degree from the Mennonite Brethren Bible College. In 1962-1963 he was editor of the Mennonite Brethren Herald, a position which he resigned because of the controversy over his first novel,Peace Shall Destroy Many. From 1967 to 1992 he was Professor of Creative Writing and English at the University of Alberta. Wiebe has published twenty-five books, including nine novels and the non-fiction best-sellerStolen Life: The Journey of a Cree Woman, co-authored with Yvonne Johnson. He was awarded the Governor General's Award for fiction forThe Temptations of Big Bear in 1973, and again in 1994 forA Discovery of Strangers. He is also the winner of the Lorne Pierce Gold Metal of the Royal Society of Canada for his contribution to Canadian literature (1987). Wiebe has served as chairman of both the Writer's Guild of Alberta and the Writers' Union of Canada. He now lives in Edmonton, Alberta.

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