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9781926971650
5.5 x 8.5 Inches (US)
240 pages
paperback
CDN$ 19.95
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BISAC: HIS006000


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Measure of the Year
Reflections on Home, Family, and a Life Fully Lived
by Roderick Haig-Brown
Foreword by Brian Brett
Release Date: 2011

CDN$ 19.95

Roderick L. Haig-Brown welcomes us onto his lush farm for a year of insights and observations. In this eloquently written account, Haig-Brown, his wife Ann and their four children tour us through each season, and teach us the ways in which the Earth governs the events in our lives. Haig-Brown observes salmon, blue grouse, blacktail deer and robins, with a soft eye and gentle appreciation for their trials. He discerns how the weather interacts with the land, and how the land interacts with our attempts at civilization. Haig-Brown also discusses his work at a magistrate, and the challenges of marriage, amateur book collecting, the craft of the writer, and the meaning of community. A snap shot of rural BC in the 1950s, Measure of the Year is a country story, told by a man happy in his chosen way of life.

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240

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9781926971650

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paperback

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5.5 x 8.5 Inches (US)

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Measure of the Year: Reflections on Home, Family, and a Life Fully Lived
by Roderick Haig-Brown
Foreword by Brian Brett
9781926971667
BISAC: HIS000000
BISAC: HIS006000
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