Made in Manitoba: Best of Open Road Stories by Bill RedekopMade in Manitoba: Best of Open Road Stories by Bill Redekop

Made in Manitoba: Best of Open Road Stories

byBill Redekop

Paperback | August 1, 2011

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From the slow-motion collapse of a trapezoid farm building to the discovery of a rusted vintage car on the edge of a field, the sights and stories chronicled in this provincial travelogue convey the idiosyncrasy of daily life in Manitoba. When Bill Redekop was offered the position of rural reporter with the Winnipeg Free Press, he was hesitant until his editor gave him one rule: if his editor ever saw him in the office, he would kick Redekop out. So the reporter took to exploring the far corners of Manitoba and recounting his experiences in a weekly column. This book is a collection of those columns, bearing witness to the incredible diversity of the region's landscape, and characterizing the people of the area, who give life to Redekop's columns just as they give life to the sprawling farm fields and freshwater lakes.
Bill Redekop is Manitoba’s preeminent reporter/writer. He has travelled from north to south, east to west, and everywhere in between. Redekop is Manitoba's master storyteller and he knows the province like no one else. He captures not only the flavor of rural Manitoba's landscape and history, but the flavor of the people who built it a...
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Title:Made in Manitoba: Best of Open Road StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:August 1, 2011Publisher:MacIntyre Purcell Publishing Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1926916115

ISBN - 13:9781926916118

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"Bill not only captures the flavour of rural Manitoba's landscape and history, but the flavour of the people who built it and who keep it alive and vital today." —John Morris, Associate Publisher and editorial director, Farm Business Communications