All of Baba's Children

by Myrna Kostash
Editor George Melnyk

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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.

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

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All of Baba's Children

All of Baba's Children

by Myrna Kostash
Editor George Melnyk

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&#146s personal discovery of her Canadian&#45Ukrainian cultural origins and the impact of that invigorating discovery on her life&#46 A must&#45read for those interested in the history of all the peoples who helped shape and enrich Canada with their unique cultures&#46

About the Author

Myrna Kostash was born in Edmonton&#46 The publication of her first book&#44 All of Baba<_26_23_146>s Children &#44 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&#46 She has also written Long Way From Home &#40Lorimer&#44 1980&#41&#44 No Kidding &#40McClelland and Stewart&#44 1987&#41 and The Doomed Bridegroom &#40NeWest&#44 1998&#41&#46 She continues to write for magazine and radio&#44 and has had two stage plays produced&#46

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.

Editorial Reviews

"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."