Badlands by Robert KroetschBadlands by Robert Kroetsch


byRobert Kroetsch

Paperback | April 6, 2015

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In 1916, scientist William Dawe leads a palaeontological expedition into the badlands of Alberta, obsessed with achieving world renown by discovering dinosaur fossils. Fifty years later, his daughter, Anna, enters these same badlands. In her visit to the expedition site, she exposes not only the absurdity of her father's work, but also the folly of his male ambition.
Robert Kroetsch grew up on a farm in central Alberta and attended the University of Alberta. He worked in the North for six years, and then went to graduate school in the US for another six. By the time Robert was in his thirties he was ready for serious writing. Since then he has published, among other things, nine novels and numerous...
Title:BadlandsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.6 inPublished:April 6, 2015Publisher:Red Deer PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0889955387

ISBN - 13:9780889955387

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Rated 2 out of 5 by from Interesting Although Kroetsch intended for this book to be a "rewriting" of the male story, it still very much enforces this idea. Didn't do much for me.
Date published: 2016-12-03