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    Words of My Roaring (Currents in Canadian Literature) (Paperback) By (author) Robert Kroetsch, Introduction by Thomas Wharton

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    DescriptionI was electioneering. By God, people were listening. People were looking my way. And some joker with his arse beginning to ache from sitting too long on a nail had to clear his throat and chip in, "Backstrom, what have you got to offer?" I looked at the speaker and saw he was a farmer and I said, "Mister, how would you like some rain?" A new edition of another classic from one of Canada's most enduring novelists.


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    Title
    Words of My Roaring
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert Kroetsch, Introduction by Thomas Wharton
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 168
    Width: 134 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 259 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780888643490
    ISBN 10: 0888643497
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC classification: PS
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 02
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 02
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 74
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    B&T Approval Code: A25865000
    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    BIC E4L: GNR
    Publisher
    University of Alberta Press
    Imprint name
    University of Alberta Press
    Publication date
    01 October 2000
    Publication City/Country
    Alberta
    Author Information
    One of Canada's most accomplished authors, Robert Kroetsch was born in Heisler, Alberta. In 1969 he won the Governor General's Award for Fiction. Kroetsch's enormous contribution to Canadian literature spans fiction, non-fiction, poetry and scholarship, and he is recognised internationally for both his writing and his teaching. A Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Alberta, his most recent award is the Manitoba Arts Council Arts Award of Distinction. Robert Kroetsch lives in Winnipeg.
    Review quote
    Robert Kroetsch has spent his life writing about his favourite place - Alberta. On this week's Trailblazers, we sit down with the famed prairie author who received one of this year's Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Awards.