Over Prairie Trails recalls Grove’s solitary and often perilous journeys by horse and wagon over 30-odd miles of Manitoba countryside that separated him and his wife during a year of hardship. Grove brings before the reader’s eye a landscape by turns magical and menacing, whose ever-changing moods demand of the traveller the utmost courage, resourcefulness, and endurance.
Published in 1922, this memoir assured Frederick Philip Grove a place among the pioneers of Canadian realism.
Table Of Contents
1 Farms and Roads 2 Fog 3 Dawn and Diamonds 4 Snow 5 Wind and Waves 6 A Call for Speed 7 Skies and Scares
From the Trade Paperback edition.
About Frederick Philip Grove
Frederick Philip Grove, born in West Prussia, began his career as a poet and translator into German. After emigrating from Germany to the United States, he moved again to Manitoba, where he worked as a teacher and wrote Settlers of… More about Frederick Philip Grove