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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: Sharon Butala, Michael O'Brien, 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 0.52" tall
Weight: 10.384
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…    

Michael O'Brien is professor of American intellectual history at the University of Cambridge, a fellow of Jesus College, and a fellow of the British Academy. He is author or editor of several books on Southern intellectual history and, most recently, of <i>Mrs. Adams in Winter: A Journey in the Last Days of Napoleon</i>.

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