The Ranch on the Cariboo by Alan FryThe Ranch on the Cariboo by Alan Fry

The Ranch on the Cariboo

byAlan Fry

Paperback | September 14, 2009

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It was the summer of '43 on a Cariboo ranch. He was 12 and had to become a man. If you were a man, you could become a cowboy. Join the author on this nostalgic look back on the joys, frustrations and observations of growing up and discovering where he belongs.

Excerpt from Eldon Lee's foreword: "This book by Alan Fry is probably the best book ever written on ranch life in the Cariboo. His account of everyday events is so perceptive and so true to the mark that all we country types yearn to re-experience its joys, and its miseries."

The Ranch on the Cariboo is a good book and while it may not make a pretty sight to the tractor jockeys, by damn it is authentic; I should know because I was raised on a similar ranch just 18 miles north."

Alan Fry was born and raised on a family ranch near Lac La Hache, B.C. in 1931. Although some of his ancestors were farming Quakers in Wiltshire, his grandfather Roger Fry, a member of the Fry family that prospered in the chocolate business, was a Cambridge graduate who kept company with the Bloomsbury Group. The Ranch on the Cariboo, ...
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Title:The Ranch on the CaribooFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.69 inPublished:September 14, 2009Publisher:TouchWood EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1926741005

ISBN - 13:9781926741000

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