By D&M Publishers

ISBN-10: 1771000104

ISBN-13: 9781771000109

The yr 2011 marks forty years of caliber self sufficient publishing for D&M Publishers. To have a good time now we have created a unfastened booklet sampler of D&M classics. From Wade Davis's A gentle on the fringe of the World to David Suzuki's The Sacred Balance; Andrew Nikiforuk's Tar Sands and Emily Carr's Klee Wyck, and past, 40 Years: a variety of Writing from D&M represents the superior publishing of the house's earlier 4 a long time. We invite you to obtain it at no cost and support us have a good time our ruby anniversary! stopover at for information on how we are making plans to mark the party.

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Baskets. ” They were beautiful, made by her own people, West Coast Indian baskets. She had big ones in a cloth tied at the four corners and little ones in a flour-sack. She had a baby slung on her back in a shawl, a girl child clinging to her skirts, and a heavy-faced boy plodding behind her. ” “Money no matter,” said Sophie. ” I wanted the big round one. Its price was eight dollars. “Next month I am going to Victoria. ” I asked her in to rest a while and gave the youngsters bread and jam. When she tied up her baskets she left the one I coveted on the floor.

She drew a humped wrist across her nose and said, “I dunno, I dunno,” after each remark. “Goodbye, Sophie’s Em’ly; come some more soon. I like that you come. I dunno why I got pain, lots pain. ” I said to Sophie, “You see! The others know I am your big friend. ” She was happy. SUSAN LIVED ON one side of Sophie’s house and Mrs. Johnson, the Indian widow of a white man, on the other. The widow’s house was beyond words clean. The cook-stove was a mirror, the floor white as a sheet from scrubbing. Mrs.

Johnson’s hands were clever and busy. The row of hard kitchen chairs had each its own antimacassar and cushion. The crocheted bedspread and embroidered pillow-slips, all the work of Mrs. Johnson’s hands, were smoothed taut. Mrs. Johnson’s husband had been a sea captain. She had loved him deeply and remained a widow though she had had many offers of marriage after he died. Once the Indian Agent came, and said: “Mrs. Johnson, there is a good man who has a farm and money in the bank. ” “Tell that good man, ‘Thank you,’ Mr.

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