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978-0-920897-31-7 | 1993 May | 324 Pages


First published twenty-five years ago in Canada’s centennial year, Alberta is back in print! Robert Kroetsch’s wonderful storytelling and travel writing classic captures a luminous land in its golden era. This special edition has been updated for the 1990s with a lively new chapter by Robert Kroetsch; a colour photo essay by the incomparable Alberta artist and photographer Harry Savage (Alberta: A Celebration and The Best of Alberta); and an afterword by award-winning writer Rudy Wiebe. Together, they have produced an anecdotal, insightful, deeply-felt tribute to the land and people of Alberta.

“Informative and delightful reading!”
~ The Calgary Herald

“Full of humour and keen observation, Kroetsch writes with the deep love of a native son for the land and its people.” 
~ Canadian Books

“Fresh and original!”
~ The Edmonton Journal