Rudy Wiebe is widely published internationally and the winner of numerous awards, including two Governor General's Literary Awards for his novels The Temptations of Big Bear and A Discovery of Strangers. His most recent book, Of This Earth: A Mennonite Boyhood in the Boreal Forest, won the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-fiction in 2007. He lives in Edmonton.
Afterword by Eva-Marie Kröller Dr. Eve-Marie Kröller is a professor of English at the University of British Columbia. In 1995, she won the Distinguished Editor Award for her work as editor of Canadian Literature.