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Calling the Prairies Home Origins, Attitudes, Quirks, and Curiosities

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ISBN-10: 1551926806

ISBN-13: 9781551926803

Edition: N/A

Authors: Gregory O'Brien, Sharon Butala, Mike O'Brien

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List price: $13.95
Publisher: Raincoast Book Distribution
Publication date: 6/14/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Sharon Butala was born in Nipawin, Saskatchewan, in 1940. She was educated in small towns in Saskatoon, and at the University of Saskatchewan. Butala gave up work as a Special Educator to become a novelist, short story writer, and writer of creative non-fiction. Her book, The Perfection of the Morning reached number one on the bestseller list in July '94. She is one of Canada's most acclaimed authors. Her first short story collection, Queen of the Headaches, was shortlisted for a Governor General's Award in 1986. Her trilogy of novels, The Gates of the Sun, Luna, and The Fourth Archangel, formed an evocative and highly praised portrait of prairie life. Her most recent short story…    

Foreword
Introduction
Who We Are
Where We Came From
Where We Live, How We Live
Our Work Ethic
Our Wonderful Food
How We Have Fun
Our Arts and Education
What We Believe
Afterword
Sources