Thirteen Minutes: A 20th century tale of family, eugenics, Dadaism... and hockey

Thirteen Minutes: A 20th century tale of family, eugenics, Dadaism... and hockey

by James Davidge, Bob Prodor
     
 

In 1928, an internship with famed equal persons activist Nellie McClung leads Holly Burnside to clerk for the Alberta Eugenics Board, a group which prides itself on the efficiency of their reviews for government mandated sterilization - 13 minutes a case. She and her two brothers, one a politically charged performence artist and the other a star player in the

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Overview

In 1928, an internship with famed equal persons activist Nellie McClung leads Holly Burnside to clerk for the Alberta Eugenics Board, a group which prides itself on the efficiency of their reviews for government mandated sterilization - 13 minutes a case. She and her two brothers, one a politically charged performence artist and the other a star player in the collapsing Prairie Hockey League, all struggle with finding their place in the world. Follow them over four decades as they encounter endless sorrows and joys from both society and the people closest to them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781897411292
Publisher:
Bayeux Arts, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Edition description:
1st Edition
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Meet the Author

James Davidge was born in Edmonton, Alberta. He is the author of the 5-volume Driftwood Saga series of novels. His graphic novels include The Duchess Ranch of Old John Ware with illustrations by Bob Prodor and Mathemagick & Mystiphysics with illustrations by Jesse Davidge.

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