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The Resource Who by fire, Fred Stenson

Who by fire, Fred Stenson

Label
Who by fire
Title
Who by fire
Statement of responsibility
Fred Stenson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The heart of this moving story belongs to Tom Ryder--a man whose expectations for the future and assumptions about his own strength and power are persistently and devastatingly undermined by the arrival of a sour gas plant on the border of his southern Alberta farm in the early 1960s. The emissions from the plant poison not only his livestock but the relationships he has with his family, most especially with his wife, Ella. The family is left without viable legal recource against the plant, and Tom must watch his farm dwindle away, his sense of himself dwindling away with it. The novel moves into the present with the story of Tom's son, Bill, who reacts to his father's disappointments by rising through the managerial ranks of an oil company in Fort McMurray, hiding from his guilt in the local casino. Bill pushes himself towards a crisis in conscience through a relationship he has with a Native woman whose community is threatened by the actions of his company
Additional physical form
Issued also in electronic format
Cataloging source
NLC
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1951-
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Stenson, Fred
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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Families
Label
Who by fire, Fred Stenson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
879516309
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
359 pages
Isbn
9780385668798
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)879516309
Label
Who by fire, Fred Stenson
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
879516309
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
359 pages
Isbn
9780385668798
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)879516309

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