Smith and Other Events: Tales of the Chilcotin ebook
by Paul H St. Pierre
Paul St. Pierre's witty, honest writing never fails to delight, and nor does his legendary character, Smith.
Paul St. When you read enough western literature you regretfully start finding fine books by fine writers that are no longer in print and will no doubt stay that way, which unfortunately is the case with this one. St. Pierre's stories in this collection are just wonderful - wryly humorous and sharply detailed in their understanding of his characters' behavior, motives, and feelings.
Smith and Other Events book. Paul H. Pierre was a journalist and author in British Columbia, Canada, where he served as Member of Parliament for the riding of Coast Chilcotin from 1968-1972. An unforgettable collection. The heart of the true west. He was the first Canadian winner of the Western Writers of America Spur Award for fiction. Books by Paul St. Pierre
St. Pierre, Paul . 1923-. New York : Beaufort Books.
St. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china. Pierre (October 14, 1923 – July 27, 2014) was a journalist and author in British Columbia, Canada. He was the Member of Parliament for the riding of Coast Chilcotin from 1968-1972. He was defeated in the 1972 election by New Democratic Party candidate Harry Olaussen in a tight three-way race (see results below)
Smith and Other Events : Tales of the Chilcotin. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 21 years ago. Paul St. Pierre does for ranchers in British Columbia what James Herriott does for animals in Yorkshire.
Smith and Other Events : Tales of the Chilcotin. He has a knack for turning some of the most insignificant events of daily life into interesting stories. His characters start out as impulsive oddballs, but by the end of the story they become quite rational folks. This is one of those books that sneaks up on you. The first time I read it I thought it was entertaining, but nothing to visit again.
Smith and other events. tales of the Chilcotin. There's no description for this book yet. Pierre, American Writer. Recipient Spur Award (Western Writers of America) for best short fiction of 1984 for story Sale of One Small Ranch. Smith and Other Events: Tales of the Chilcotin. M C. Served with Royal Canadian Air Force, 1941-1942. Smith and Other Events: Tales of the Chilcotin ) Paul St.
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SMITH AND OTHER EVENTS: Tales of the Chilcotin
SMITH AND OTHER EVENTS: Tales of the Chilcotin. And Mr. Pierre's compassion illuminates the harshness, sadness and loneliness of living at a time when ranchers were being driven out of business by the ''big outfits,'' of living in a spot where the winter coming at you might be the worst you've ever seen.
com: Smith and Other Events: SUBTITLED : & Tales of the Chilcotin'. Items related to Smith and Other Events. Home St. Pierre, Paul Smith and Other Events. A 318 page, twelve story, collection of ranching tales from the British Columbia interior near Williams Lake. Three story titles, for flavour, are: & Storm', & Copper', and & Owner of the Gang'. Many stories have a droll humourous undertone. Ranching life in this region also features the cultural interaction of native Indians (Siwash, Chilkoots, et. with & white folk Items related to Smith and Other Events.