Loggers' Daughters

October 31, 2013|
Loggers' Daughters by Maureen Brownlee
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It is 1983. On the streets of Vancouver women's libbers are marching. In the forests of the northern interior a tapped out logging contractor is slowly going broke. Down the road, on a small stump ranch, Adare and Dave Wilkins face the fact that they have given the best years of their lives to a farm that can never support them. In a tumultuous time, when ancient values are being put to the test and found wanting, a scattered family is forced into an uneasy proximity by the need to make end-of-life decisions for their dying mother. Exploring the forces that shape individuals, families and communities Loggers' Daughters weaves the story of one logging family onto the tapestry of the industry that built British Columbia.
Maureen Brownlee was born and raised on the western slope of the northern Rockies. She has lived and worked in various BC communities, always returning to her mountain home. Though largely self-taught, her writing has greatly benefited from the tutelage of the talented writers who sustain western Canada's creative writing workshops. Lo...
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Title:Loggers' Daughters
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:256 pages, 8.48 X 5.5 X 0.7 in
Shipping dimensions:256 pages, 8.48 X 5.5 X 0.7 in
Published:October 31, 2013
Publisher:Oolichan Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780889822948

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