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The Great Saskatchewan Fowl Supper and Literary Contest

Lee, Leonard (editor)

ISBN 10: 1897030452 / ISBN 13: 9781897030455
Published by Algrove, Almonte, 2005
Used Condition: Fine Soft cover
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SUBTITLED : ` A Saskatchewan Centenary Celebration in Ottawa'. In the 100 'th year of the Province of Saskatchewan, 281 people gathered in Ottawa - some were residents or `once-residents', and some were Friends of Saskatchewan. To mark the event - a Fowl Supper - there were limerick and Great Novel contests. This 78 page memento of the occasion has the program and the guest list, school photos, samples of the limericks, pictures from the picnic and paper prairie ephemera - including the old CCF poster which was located in New Brunswick - see page 42. Read more about : Men of the Soil, Allen Blakeney, Louis Riel, Renee Sherratt, Pense, Milestone, Tommy Douglas, curling, hockey, grasshoppers, Mossbank, Tisdale, Qu ' Appelle, Cannington Manor, Prairie Lawn School Division and Allen Sapp. Plenty of humour. Cond : Paper wrapper is grey-green in colour with yellow lettering. Front cover graphic is of the 1957 Wheat Pool calendar with pushpins marking the home towns of dinner guests. Cover flies slightly, very light wear at some lead corners and edges. Not sun-faded. No names, marks, creases, nor tears. clean Collectible !! Quote (p. 11) : " I've known Bob Burchill for more than four decades and I have to tell you that he is a social climber. I have frequently heard him say that he is from Meadow Lake, a town with three elevators, when he is actuall from Loon Lake, a town that could only boast a ._._._. .". Bookseller Inventory # 005790

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Title: The Great Saskatchewan Fowl Supper and ...

Publisher: Algrove, Almonte

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Soft cover

Illustrator: Colour and B/W Plates

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: First Edition

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