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The Gold

by David Carpenter

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ISBN:9781550509090
publisher: Coteau Books
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As Joseph Burbidge comes to discover, finding gold in Canada's North is less than half the battle.

Joe is blessed with resolve and with good partners to share the load. Stinky Riley is a wrangler and bush pilot who is Joe's first mentor in prospecting. Isidore Chartrand is a hunter and trapper who accompanies Joe on his northernmost odyssey, and more than once, saves Joe's life. Joe has to fight to protect his claim, and this conflict sets in motion a moral dilemma that will dog him for the rest of his life.

On the long trail from high adventure and romance to atonement, readers will meet some delightful, complex, and sometimes malicious characters. Carpenter's latest novel is a quest for more than one kind of gold.

About the Author
David Carpenter is the popular author of more than a dozen books including novels, short story collections, essays, hunting memoirs, a fishing guide and even a book of poetry. His books have won or been shortlisted for many national and regional writing awards. His fiction and non-fiction has also been published in most notable Canadian periodicals Born in Edmonton, David Carpenter moved to Saskatchewan as quickly as he could, and began writing books almost immediately afterwards. He taught for many years in the English Department at the University of Saskatchewan, as well as undertaking writing residencies and special instructor activities in Saskatchewan and beyond. He continues to live, and write, in Saskatoon.
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David Carpenter is the award-winning author and editor of more than a dozen books of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Most recently, he was shortlisted for the 2015 Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence for his work on The Education of Augie Merasty. He has also been published in most notable Canadian periodicals. Born in Edmonton, David taught for many years in the English Department at the University of Saskatchewan. He continues to live, and write, in Saskatoon.

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