[Treading Water] EBOOK FREE


  • Hardcover
  • 302
  • Treading Water
  • Anne Degrace
  • English
  • 02 May 2020
  • 9781552785263

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SUMMARY ✓ LOUISVUITTON--UK.CO.UK ´ Anne Degrace Anne Degrace ´ 1 SUMMARY SUMMARY Þ Treading Water A sweeping look at the rise and eventual end of a small community told through t. Every once in a while I come across a book that I just love and this is one of them As well as Flying with Amelia by the same author the only other book of hers that I ve read so far This collection of intertwined stories from 1904 to 2005 in the small community of Bear Creek in the Kootenays of BC was a delight The first story grabbed me and I couldn t put this book down With the different time frame chapters there is something for everyone in this book Another reason that I enjoyed this book is because my parents were in the exact same situation in another area of BC around the same time as the stories from the 60s in this book I m so glad I found this autographed copy at the local Friends of the Library book sale

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SUMMARY ✓ LOUISVUITTON--UK.CO.UK ´ Anne Degrace Anne Degrace ´ 1 SUMMARY SUMMARY Þ Treading Water He voices of the inhabitants The forceful personality of Ursula Hartmann the fir. A very enjoyable read More than once as I was reading this book I thought it would be a good book for Canadian history students Its socioeconomic descriptions give good insight as to the impact of progress on a small village Most of all and best of all are the characters who bring you into their lives on every page

SUMMARY Treading Water

SUMMARY ✓ LOUISVUITTON--UK.CO.UK ´ Anne Degrace Anne Degrace ´ 1 SUMMARY SUMMARY Þ Treading Water St child born in Bear Creek and one of the last to leave runs throughout the nov. This Canadian first novel has interesting characters and plot Taking place in the fictional community of Bear Creek in the mountains of BC the plot moves from the late 1800s to the present The first settlers in the community are Mennonites from Manitoba moving to where they hope to find an easier land to make a living in Other early settlers include a trapper and men working riverboats There is some interaction with local native people not all positive The first child born in the community Ursula is followed through the book There are some inconsistencies such as when Ursula is 16 and in her last year of school other students included in the class are described and include boys who were young when she was born so some editing would have helped here Eventually the community is bought out by the government when a hydro project will flood the areaPart of why I was drawn to read this was that I lived in Hudson Hope BC as a young child when they were building the dam thereThe characters are memorable and several of them are portrayed in than one time period but I would have liked to see greater depth to some of them I will look forward to the author s next offering


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  1. says: [Treading Water] EBOOK FREE SUMMARY ✓ LOUISVUITTON--UK.CO.UK ´ Anne Degrace SUMMARY Treading Water

    [Treading Water] EBOOK FREE SUMMARY ✓ LOUISVUITTON--UK.CO.UK ´ Anne Degrace Every once in a while I come across a book that I just love and this is one of them As well as “Flying with Amelia” by the same author; the

  2. says: SUMMARY Treading Water [Treading Water] EBOOK FREE SUMMARY ✓ LOUISVUITTON--UK.CO.UK ´ Anne Degrace

    SUMMARY ✓ LOUISVUITTON--UK.CO.UK ´ Anne Degrace [Treading Water] EBOOK FREE I always love an unexpected find of a good book this one picked up at the local library book sale I am always interested in Canadian Literature and local history This story who's chapters weave together to chronicle the settlement in the early 1900's of a small community along the Arrow Lakes in the Kootenay Region through to the 1960's wh

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    SUMMARY ✓ LOUISVUITTON--UK.CO.UK ´ Anne Degrace Anne Degrace ´ 1 SUMMARY SUMMARY Treading Water I found this novel to be a well written enjoyable and leisurely read It focuses upon the inhabitants of Bear Creek a fictional farming community on the shores of the Arrow Lakes The novel begins in 1904 with the arrival of Mennonite settlers and ends with the demise of the settlement in the 1960s Each decade is narrated

  4. says: [Treading Water] EBOOK FREE Anne Degrace ´ 1 SUMMARY

    [Treading Water] EBOOK FREE A very enjoyable read More than once as I was reading this book I thought it would be a good book for Canadian history students Its socioeconomic descriptions give good insight as to the impact of progress on a small village Most of all and best of all are the characters who bring you into their lives on every page

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    SUMMARY Treading Water SUMMARY ✓ LOUISVUITTON--UK.CO.UK ´ Anne Degrace Anne Degrace ´ 1 SUMMARY This book is composed of a series of short stories woven together to form a loosely structured novel based on actual events It traces the rise and fall of a small town in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia originally settled around the turn of the last century and then eventually succumbing to flooding due to a hydroelectric dam p

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    Anne Degrace ´ 1 SUMMARY SUMMARY ✓ LOUISVUITTON--UK.CO.UK ´ Anne Degrace [Treading Water] EBOOK FREE This Canadian first novel has interesting characters and plot Taking place in the fictional community of Bear Creek in the mountains

  8. says: [Treading Water] EBOOK FREE Anne Degrace ´ 1 SUMMARY SUMMARY ✓ LOUISVUITTON--UK.CO.UK ´ Anne Degrace

    [Treading Water] EBOOK FREE I loved this novel It wasn't that different in tone from many other books about rural life written by Canadian w

  9. says: [Treading Water] EBOOK FREE Anne Degrace ´ 1 SUMMARY SUMMARY ✓ LOUISVUITTON--UK.CO.UK ´ Anne Degrace

    SUMMARY Treading Water [Treading Water] EBOOK FREE SUMMARY ✓ LOUISVUITTON--UK.CO.UK ´ Anne Degrace 12 stories woven around the theme of place in this case a remote settlement on the shores of Lower Arrow Lake on the Columbia River in the Kootenay region of BC an area that was flooded to build the Hugh Keenleyside Dam north of Castlegar I enjoyed the stories but felt that the flow of the book didn't do the subject matter justice t

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    [Treading Water] EBOOK FREE SUMMARY Treading Water I picked up two Canlit books by DeGrace on recommendation from reviews in newspaper They are set in the Kootenays and depict history of the area in the early part of 20th century Interesting to that degree The characters are believable as well What turned me off was the way the author uses separate chapters to narrate abou

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