5082FW: Canadian and Alberta history- great book for genealogists
- Aug 22, 2007This book may be of interest to some of you.
This is a book that many genealogists will relate to. It is not merely the
story of a family; it is the story also of the world they lived in and the
experiences they encountered. Many chapters in the book take place in
Central Alberta. The book was reviewed by Angus A. Glass in the March 2007
edition of the British Columbia Genealogist.
"This was a great book to read: it had all the elements of a novel..
The family story is set against the backdrop of world, United States and
.With some luck and great research she has produced a book that reads well
and does not get bogged down in the minutiae of genealogy. Her story will
probably strike a chord with many who are interested in genealogy.
Available at public libraries, and
In Alberta the book is available at:
Greenwoods in Edmonton
McNally Robinson in Calgary
Glenbow Museum Gift Shop in Calgary
Pop'lar Books in Camrose
The research of the book was a fascinating adventure and the whole
experience of writing it was a great pleasure. Readers seem to be enjoying
it as well, if you read some of the comments. For further information
please see my website where you may read some sample chapters.
I will be interested to hear from anyone who has comments.
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