The Ranch on the Cariboo

September 14, 2009|
The Ranch on the Cariboo by Alan Fry
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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's significance in B.C.'s literary history lies in his accurate and sometimes humourous portrayals of life on B.C. reserves and the corresponding inflexibility of white officials, including police. Some of his titles have been reprinted but Fry's literary reputation has faded due to the constraints of 'political correctness'. A...
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Title:The Ranch on the Cariboo
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.69 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.69 in
Published:September 14, 2009
Publisher:TouchWood Editions
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781926741000

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