Wild Rose by Sharon ButalaWild Rose by Sharon Butala

Wild Rose

bySharon Butala

Paperback | July 28, 2015

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Wild Rose, an epic story of The West, now long gone, charts Sophie's journey from underloved child in religion-bound rural Quebec, to headstrong young woman to exhausted homesteader to deserted bride and mother to independent businesswoman finding her way in a hostile, if beautiful, landscape. In language that is haunting, elegiac and rich with detail, Butala casts an unblinking eye on a merciless West that has become obscured behind headlines about wheat and oil prices. Sophie's West ? filled with sodbusters and cowboys, fallen women and proper ladies, settlers and Indians ? comes vividly alive in the pages of Wild Rose, Butala's most unforgettable novel.
Sharon Butala is the award-winning author of numerous works of fiction, non-fiction, short stories, poetry, and plays. Wild Rose is her first book since her Globe & Mail bestseller The Girl in Saskatoon was published in 2008. Her first book, Country of the Heart, was published in 1984 and won the Books in Canada First Novel Award. Sinc...
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Title:Wild RoseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8.96 × 7.09 × 1.05 inPublished:July 28, 2015Publisher:Coteau BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1550506366

ISBN - 13:9781550506365

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from SO good! I loved this book and recommend it often. Great for a book club read!
Date published: 2018-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Captures the Old West Sharon Butala has a way with words that no one else can really replicate. She finds the hidden beauty in the prairie landscape, and captures the excruciatingly hard experience of one young woman who is trying to make a life in the unsettled and still-wild west. Gorgeous.
Date published: 2018-01-30