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  • BEYOND FORGET: Rediscovering the Prairies. by Abley, Mark
    Abley, Mark
    BEYOND FORGET: Rediscovering the Prairies.

    Edition: First US printing.

    San Francisco: Sierra Club, (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book - he grew up in the Canadian West and in 1985 he revisited the Prairie Provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. He includes accounts of the various colonies of immigrants, the treatment of Indians, and of the countryside itself. Index. viii, 260 pp. ISBN: 0-871567059.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (corners bumped, bookstore line on top edge)

    Book ID: 68251
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  • UPON A SAGEBRUSH HARP. by Parsons, Nell Wilson.
    Parsons, Nell Wilson.
    UPON A SAGEBRUSH HARP.

    Edition: First edition.

    Saskatoon, Canada: Prairie Books, The Western Producer, 1969. dj. Hardcover first edition - Memoir of growing up on the plains of Canada in the early years of the 20th century. "Mrs. Parson's has captured the feeling of being a part of the opening of the Canadian West through the eyes of a receptive child. She was nine in 1907 when the Wilson family moved from Iowa to farm near Lang, Saskatchewan. She attended Normal School in Weyburn and then taught in rural schools in Yellow Grass, Bengough and Khedive." 144 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in a very good dustjacket (some light edgewear to the dj).

    Book ID: 66871
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  • JULIET IN AUGUST (COOL WATER) by Warren, Diane.
    Warren, Diane.
    JULIET IN AUGUST (COOL WATER)

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Putnam, (2012) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, winner of the 2010 Governor GeneralÕs Award for fiction (under its original title of "Cool Water.") This novel tells the interlocking stories of the residents of a small prairie town - "Juliet, Saskatchewan, is a blink-and-you-miss-it kind of townÑa dusty oasis on the edge of the Little Snake sand hills. ItÕs easy to believe that nothing of consequence takes place there." 324 pp. ISBN: 978-0399157998.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 67634
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