Governor General's Literary Award for Non-Fiction nomineeLike most women born before the turn of the century, Maime Elizabeth lived, by the standard of her day, an ordinary existence. She lived with h
Governor General's Literary Award for Non-Fiction nominee
Like most women born before the turn of the century, Maime Elizabeth lived, by the standard of her day, an ordinary existence. She lived with her family near Wood Mountain, Saskatchewan, and like many they were wiped out by the Great Depression. As Mamie often said, life was going to the dogs.
Yet day by day this determined woman cobbled together a rich, full existence that was played out against the astonishing history, climate and landscape of the Canadian West.
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— Toronto Star
"[Schultz knows and understands the land as intimately as she knows and understands her family, and her love for both gleams through her writing."
— Edmonton Journal
Judy Schultz has always worn a number of literary hats: restaurant columnist, food and travel journalist, editor, author, lecturer and most recently writer and host of a 13-part Canadian literature telecourse. She is currently a full-time feature writer for the Edmonton Journal and specializes in travel and food. Her articles appear in newspapers across Canada and in such publications as Western Living and Canadian Living. She is the author of three cookbooks and two works of nonfiction.
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