• Edmonton On Location: River City Chronicles

Edmonton On Location: River City Chronicles

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978-1-897126-02-8 | 2005 September | 256 Pages


Edmonton on Location: River City Chronicles is an innovative collection of essays, memoirs, poems, and stories by acclaimed Edmontonians. These Edmontonians represent a cross-section of society, spanning generations, occupations, and lifestyles that have helped to make Edmonton unique. Edmonton On Location describes the heartbeat of this vibrant city, from parks and back alleys to the High Level Bridge and North Saskatchewan River. Rediscover the familiar and not-so-familiar landmarks, such as the Hotel Macdonald and Kindred House, through the vivid descriptions, fresh observations, and humorous musings of these talented writers.

This thought-provoking collection, edited by Heather Zwicker, with a foreword by former Edmonton City Councillor Michael Phair, explores history in an imaginative way. It will give you an entirely new perspective on the meaningful spaces and monuments that make up Edmonton.

Edmonton on Location contributors:

  • Ted Bishop
  • Leslea Kroll
  • Tony Cashman
  • Catherine Kuehne
  • Dianne Chisholm
  • Cheryl Mahaffy
  • Pamela Cunningham
  • Brenda Mann
  • Scott Davies
  • Lisa Martin-DeMoor
  • Ruth Dyck Fehderau
  • Ian McGillis
  • Minister Faust
  • Naomi McIlwraith
  • Lisa Gregoire
  • Anna Mioduchowska
  • Darrin Hagen
  • Dan Rubinstein
  • Mark Hiemstra
  • Eunice Scarfe
  • Erin Knight
  • Lynne Van Luven
  • Myrna Kostash
  • Karen Virag

Full review by rob mclennan

"This is exactly the kind of book that any publisher truly engaged with the community around them should be making."
~ rob mclennan