The Cowkeeper's Wish: A Genealogical Journey

The Cowkeeper's Wish: A Genealogical Journey

by Tracy Kasaboski, Kristen den Hartog


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781771622028
Publisher: Douglas and McIntyre (2013) Ltd.
Publication date: 03/09/2019
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.34(d)

About the Author

Tracy Kasaboski and her sister, Kristen den Hartog, co-authored The Occupied Garden: A Family Memoir of War-Torn Holland (McClelland and Stewart, 2008), which was selected as one of The Globe and Mail’s best books of the year. She lives in Deep River, ON.

Kristen den Hartog is the author of several books including The Perpetual Ending (Knopf, 2003), as well as And Me Among Them (Freehand Books, 2011), which won the Alberta Book Publishing Award for Trade Fiction. She lives in Toronto.

Table of Contents

Prologue 13

Part 1 In Darkest London-1840s-1913

Chapter 1 Bits of Ragged Laundry and Wide-Eyed Dossers 21

Chapter 2 When the Horse Is Down 43

Chapter 3 Potter's Rot 67

Chapter 4 Tell Me When Your Mother Drops 95

Chapter 5 Cracked Eggs 117

Chapter 6 We Are Shadows 137

Chapter 7 The Blaze of Day 163

Chapter 8 Ready for the Call 189

Part 2 The Noise ofWar-1913-1919

Chapter 9 Bang, Crash, Tinkle 213

Chapter 10 You Made Life Cheery When You Called Me Dearie 253

Chapter 11 A Person of Unsound Mind 279

Chapter 12 Down-Hearted and Shivery 301

Chapter 13 Make Your Motto "Forward!" and Stick to It Like Glue 319

Part 3 The Forest City-1907-1934

Chapter 14 My Own Darling Wiffie 343

Chapter 15 Don't Forget to Remember 367

Chapter 16 In the Sweet By and By 387

Chapter 17 A Cosy Nest 407

Epilogue 421

From the Authors 429

Acknowledgements and Notes on Sources 433

Notes 435

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