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Edmonton in Our Own Words by Linda Goyette
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Imagine a conversation between Edmonton's past inhabitants and its living citizens. What would we tell the rest of the world about our place on the map? What stories would we tell with tears in our eyes, or laughter, or pride? The official publication of the City of Edmonton's Centennial, 'Edmonton In Our Own Words' includes many unfamiliar photographs from private collections, historic maps and a timeline of Edmonton's history. As the city celebrates its past and future, readers will enjoy the personal stories of eyewitnesses and descendants explaining, arguing, crying, scolding, laughing and interrupting one another in a city's evolving conversation with itself. Linda Goyette and Carolina Roemmich have tapped Edmonton's collective memoir, through the written record, the spoken stories and the vast silences. All of the people who ever lived at this bend in the North Saskatchewan took part in creating the city we know as Edmonton. They have plenty to tell us.

Author Biography

Linda Goyette is a writer and journalist living in Edmonton. A contributor to Canadian magazines, she wrote for the Edmonton Journal for 20 years as a reporter, editorial writer, and editorial page columnist. She has won two National Newspaper Awards and a National Magazine Award for her writing. Her first book, Second Opinion, appeared in 1998. Carolina Jakeway Roemmich is a researcher based in Edmonton and is currently compiling a new collection of citizens' stories for the City of Edmonton Archives. She is a graduate of the University of Alberta.
Release date NZ
September 30th, 2004
Contributor
Foreword by Keith Turnbull
Country of Publication
Canada
Illustrations
141
Imprint
University of Alberta Press
Pages
504
Dimensions
178x254x38
ISBN-13
9780888644282
Product ID
2252191

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