Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 446 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1.1 in
Publisher: Newest Press
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0920897118
ISBN - 13: 9780920897119
About the Book
The story of one woman s personal discovery of her Canadian Ukrainian cultural origins and the impact of that invigorating discovery on her life A must read for those interested in the history of all the peoples who helped shape and enrich Canada with their unique cultures
From the Publisher
The story of one woman’s personal discovery of her Canadian-Ukrainian cultural origins and the impact of that invigorating discovery on her life. A must-read for those interested in the history of all the peoples who helped shape and enrich Canada with their unique cultures.
About the Author
Myrna Kostash was born in Edmonton. The publication of her first book, All of Baba<_26_23_146>s Children , had a profound effect on her life because it placed her squarely in the context of her ethnic community and gave her intellectual work its main focus. She has also written Long Way From Home (Lorimer, 1980), No Kidding (McClelland and Stewart, 1987) and The Doomed Bridegroom (NeWest, 1998). She continues to write for magazine and radio, and has had two stage plays produced.George Melnyk is an Alberta author and professor of Canadian Studies at the University of Calgary. He has published numerous books on Western Canada, including a trilogy of essay collections, of which the latest is New Moon at Batoche (Banff Centre Press, 2000). His pioneering two-volume Literary History of Alberta (University of Alberta Press) has become a benchmark for cultural studies in Canada. He lives in Calgary.
"For the contemporary generation of Canadians. ["All of Baba''s Children], more than any other book, has revealed the true nature of ethnicity, which has often been hidden under a veneer of assimilation."