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This Ragged Place

by Terry Glavin

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list price: $18.00
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category: History
published: Jan 1998
ISBN:9780921586661
publisher: New Star Books
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In this groundbreaking portrait of the uneasy state of the province, Terry Glavin's lyrical narratives reveal the fibre of a British Columbia rarely glimpsed. With journalistic acumen, he surveys a landscape of inexorable suburban sprawl, dismantled railway lines, scapegoating of Native fisheries, and strange goings?on at Gustafsen Lake. A new breed of travelogue, This Ragged Place will leave the taste of oolichan grease on your lips and the seeds of a transcendent new British Columbian mythology in your mind. This Ragged Place earned Glavin a Governor General's Award finalist distinction in 1997.

About the Author
Terry Glavin is a well-known author and winner of the Lieutenant-Governor's Award for Literature in 2009. He is the author of many books, several of which have been finalists for the Governor-General's Award and the BC Book Prizes. The Last Great Sea won the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize. His books include A Death Feast in Dimlahamid (1990), Nemiah: The Unconquered Country (1992), A Ghost In the Water (1994), This Ragged Place (1996), The Last Great Sea (2000), and Waiting For the Macaws (2006). Victoria-based freelance writer Ben Parfitt is the author of Forestopia: A Practical Guide to the New Forest Economy (1994) and Forest Follies: Adventures and Misadventures In the Great Canadian Forest (1998)
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