This Ragged Place by Terry Glavin

This Ragged Place

  • Non-Fiction
  • 204 pages, 5×8 inches
  • Price: $18 CAD · $18 USD
  • ISBN: 9780921586661
  • Date published: 1998-01-01
  • Availability: OI

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About This Ragged Place

In this groundbreaking portrait of the uneasy state of the province, Terry Glavin’s lyrical narratives reveal the fibre of a British Columbia rarely glimpsed. With journalistic acumen, he surveys a landscape of inexorable suburban sprawl, dismantled railway lines, scapegoating of Native fisheries, and strange goings–on at Gustafsen Lake. A new breed of travelogue, This Ragged Place will leave the taste of oolichan grease on your lips and the seeds of a transcendent new British Columbian mythology in your mind. This Ragged Place earned Glavin a Governor General’s Award finalist distinction in 1997.

About Terry Glavin

Terry Glavin is the author of A Death Feast in Dimlahamid; Nemiah: The Unconquered Country; A Ghost in the Water; and Dead Reckoning: Confronting the Crisis in Pacific Fisheries. He is editor of the Transmontanus series of books, and lives with his family on Mayne Island, BC.

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