About the Author
Robert Collins grew up in rural Saskatchewan during the Depression in conditions described in his renowned best-seller Butter Down the Well. He has served as editor of the Imperial Oil Review and has written for Maclean’s, the Star Weekly, Toronto Life, and has more recently travelled the country writing major articles for Reader’ s Digest. His most recent published book is You Had To Be There, a history of his own over-65 generation. Prairie People is his fifteenth book.