Will the Real Alberta Please Stand Up?

Will the Real Alberta Please Stand Up?

Paperback - 2010
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One little question propels both author and reader on a genre-bending quest to find the elusive essence of a Canadian province built on sturdy stereotypes of oil-spoiled, beef-eating, bible-thumping rednecks devoid of class or culture. Through essay, interview, colourful observation, and whatever other expos#65533; it takes to amplify the hyperbolic absurdity of seeking a simple answer to an incendiary question, Geo Takach spotlights the cultural complexity of this perplexing province. Readers will be delightfully edified after a dizzying romp around Wild Rose Country with Geo and a cast of citizens and celebs (alive and dead).
Publisher: Edmonton, Alta. : University of Alberta Press, c2010.
ISBN: 9780888645432
Characteristics: xxvi, 426 pages :,illustrations, map, portraits ;,23 cm.

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