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One Indian Summer

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One Indian Summer tells the timeless story of a boy growing up on a farm in the 1950s. Steven Moar, a teenager with intellectual leanings, feels an irresistable pull toward the city and a university education, yet his loyalty to his father and the family farm pulls him just as hard in the other direction.

Wayne Curtis portrays the region and the times with authority and vividness. A devoted resident of New Brunswick's Miramichi region, Curtis writes from his own experience of ...

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One Indian Summer tells the timeless story of a boy growing up on a farm in the 1950s. Steven Moar, a teenager with intellectual leanings, feels an irresistable pull toward the city and a university education, yet his loyalty to his father and the family farm pulls him just as hard in the other direction.

Wayne Curtis portrays the region and the times with authority and vividness. A devoted resident of New Brunswick's Miramichi region, Curtis writes from his own experience of growing to manhood on a beloved farm doomed to failure by mechanization.

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"This is very fine writing. Its closeness to detail vibrates with an honesty which bears witness to lives lived humbly and poignantly. It resonates with truth, and the insights are of a very high order. Wayne Curtis is a splendid writer." — Alistair MacLeod

"Wayne Curtis has a warmth in his command of language and a genuine insight in his description of place and time." — David Adams Richards

"When I read this novel, I was struck by the maturity, intelligence and sensitivity of its author. In it Wayne Curtis conveys the essence of what it is like to grow up in the Miramichi valley during the years following World War II." — Fred Cogswell

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780864921512
  • Publisher: Goose Lane Editions
  • Publication date: 6/28/1994
  • Edition description: First edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 200
  • Product dimensions: 5.96 (w) x 8.96 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Meet the Author

Wayne Curtis is the author of six novels, and many essays and short stories. He has contributed to such publications as the Globe and Mail, the National Post, the Montreal Gazette, Fly Fisherman, Quill & Quire, and Outdoor Canada. Winner of the David Adams Richards Award for short fiction, his stories have appeared in literary journals, been dramatized for CBC Radio, and filmed for CBC. He has been Writer-in-Residence at Berton House in Dawson City and Havana's prestigious Instituto Superior de Arte. In 2005 he was awarded an honorary doctorate from St. Thomas University in Fredericton. A native of Blackville, New Brunswick, Wayne caught his first salmon at the age of 8. He is an avid fly fisherman and spends half of each year on the Miramichi River where he finds time to work as a guide as well as write.

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