As for Me and My House

January 13, 1999|
As for Me and My House by Sinclair Ross
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As For Me and My House is one of the great novels of this country, and its first edition is one of the rarest in Canada. Although first published in the US in 1941, it was not until the first Canadian edition in 1957 that it became recognized as a 20th century classic.

Set on the prairies during the Depression, it centres on a man and a woman who long to escape from the monotony and the physical and cultural limitations of their lives in a small prairie town. The now famous story of Philip Bentley, a minister and frustrated artist, as told through the diaries of his wife, is a masterpiece of simplicity in theme and style.

The 250 copies of the limited special edition are numbered and signed by the author. Printed on fine quality paper, the book is bound in linen over board and is presented in a linen-bound slipcase.

Born and reared on the prairies of Saskatchewan, Ross has spent his life working in Canadian banks. It may have been these experiences that led him to write about the isolation of farm families and the hardships of farmers during the Depression---both of which lend his work an air of desolation. Introducing Sinclair's collection of sho...
Title:As for Me and My House
Product dimensions:296 pages, 9 X 6 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:296 pages, 9 X 6 X 1 in
Published:January 13, 1999
Publisher:Fifth House Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781895618471

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