Who Has Seen the Wind

byW.o. O. MitchellAfterword byBarbara Mitchell, Ormond Mitchell

September 14, 2001|
Who Has Seen the Wind by W.o. O. Mitchell
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When W.O. Mitchell died in 1998 he was described as “Canada''s best-loved writer.” Every commentator agreed that his best – and his best-loved – book was Who Has Seen the Wind. Since it was first published in 1947, this book has sold almost a million copies in Canada.

As we enter the world of four-year-old Brian O’Connal, his father the druggist, his Uncle Sean, his mother, and his formidable Scotch grandmother (“she belshes…a lot”), it soon becomes clear that this is no ordinary book. As we watch Brian grow up, the prairie and its surprising inhabitants like the Ben and Saint Sammy – and the rich variety of small-town characters – become unforgettable. This book will be a delightful surprise for all those who are aware of it, but have never quite got around to reading it, till now.
W.O. Mitchell, the only Canadian author recognizable by initials alone, was born in Weyburn, Saskatchewan in 1914. Educated at the University of Manitoba, he lived most of his life in Saskatchewan, Ontario, and Alberta, where for many years he was the most renowned resident in High River. He and his wife, Merna, subsequently moved to C...
Title:Who Has Seen the Wind
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:352 pages, 7.02 X 4.25 X 0.76 in
Shipping dimensions:352 pages, 7.02 X 4.25 X 0.76 in
Published:September 14, 2001
Publisher:McClelland & Stewart
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780771034756

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