New York: Penguin Books, 2000. Later printing. Paperback. 307pp. Octavo [19.5cm]. Illustrated wraps. NEW. Item #59112
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Wallace Stegner's boyhood was spent on the beautiful and remote frontier of the Cypress Hills in southern Saskatchewan, where his family homsteaded from 1914 to 1920. In a recollection of his years there, Stegner applies childhood remembrances and audlt reflection to the history of the region to create this wise and enduring portrait of a pioneer community existing on the verge of a modern world.