Who Has Seen The Wind: Penguin Modern Classics Edition

June 25, 2019|
Who Has Seen The Wind: Penguin Modern Classics Edition by W.o. Mitchell
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Hailed as a great Canadian classic on boyhood, Who Has Seen the Wind evokes the sheer immensity of the prairie landscape, from the relentless wind to the far reaches of the bright blue sky. Like children everywhere, Brian O’Connal is a curious sort, and with enchanting naïveté he bestows his unforgettable perspective on everything from gophers to God, from his feisty Irish grandmother to his friends Ben and Saint Sammy, the town of Arcola’s local madman. This is no simple, forgettable novel: Mitchell gives readers a memorable glimpse into the ins and outs of small-town life during the Depression years, always through Brian’s eyes, and in doing so creates a poignant and powerful portrait of childhood innocence and its loss.
W.O. MITCHELL was born in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, in 1914. He studied at the University of Manitoba and lived in Saskatchewan, Ontario, and Alberta, until he and his wife, Merna, subsequently moved to Calgary, where he would remain for the rest of his life. During a very varied career, Bill Mitchell travelled widely and was everything f...
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Title:Who Has Seen The Wind: Penguin Modern Classics Edition
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:400 pages, 7.98 X 5.23 X 1.02 in
Shipping dimensions:400 pages, 7.98 X 5.23 X 1.02 in
Published:June 25, 2019
Publisher:McClelland & Stewart
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780771007316

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