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Jul 23, 2013
| ISBN 9781551995052
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Jul 23, 2013 | ISBN 9781551995052
Barry Broadfoot’s oral histories brought Canada’s past to vivid life. In Next-Year Country, he travelled across the prairie provinces, speaking to ordinary farmers, labourers, immigrants, and others who recall the challenges and achievements they faced as they settled and helped to build western Canada during the first half of the twentieth century. What emerges is a collection of anecdotes that celebrate the courage, independence, and indomitable spirit of westerners.
Barry Broadfoot, born in Winnipeg in 1926, was a child of the Depression. In 1972 he quit his job as Books Editor with the Vancouver Sun to travel the country with a tape recorder. His oral history books — Ten… More about Barry Broadfoot
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