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Village of the small houses : a memoir of sorts

Author: Ian Ferguson
Publisher: Vancouver ; Berkley, CA : Dougals & McIntyre, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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In 1959, just one step ahead of the law, Ian Ferguson's parents left the sophisticated big-city life of Edmonton for Fort Vermilion -- once a fur-trapping frontier town, now a remote aboriginal settlement in northernmost Alberta. There, Ian and his six brothers and sisters grew up without indoor plumbing, electricity, central heating, or even a radio. Beginning with the dramatic events surrounding his birth  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Biography
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Ferguson, Ian, 1959-
Village of the small houses.
Vancouver ; Berkley, CA : Dougals & McIntyre, 2004
(DLC) 2004052688
(OCoLC)55510666
Named Person: Ian Ferguson; Ian Ferguson; Ian Ferguson; Ian Ferguson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Ferguson
ISBN: 9781926685892 192668589X
OCLC Number: 688506382
Description: 1 online resource (200 pages)
Contents: Big river --
Clean getaway --
True north --
Medicine man --
Lost boy --
Perfect crime --
Standing Buffalo --
Tea dance --
Throat singer --
Moving pictures --
Lazy guy --
Long gone --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Ian Ferguson.
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In 1959, just one step ahead of the law, Ian Ferguson's parents left the sophisticated big-city life of Edmonton for Fort Vermilion -- once a fur-trapping frontier town, now a remote aboriginal settlement in northernmost Alberta. There, Ian and his six brothers and sisters grew up without indoor plumbing, electricity, central heating, or even a radio. Beginning with the dramatic events surrounding his birth (including a paddlewheel ferry heading for destruction, a legendary rowboat trip, and a life-and-death race against time), the richly recalled events of Ferguson's life and a vivid array of.

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