The Book of Sarah by Betty Wilson

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These lively and compelling stories, portray the life of a girl growing up in the sunscorched prairie west in the 1920's and 1930's. Sarah McKenzie grows up dirt poor, an only child on a desperately miserable farm. Taking refuge in a talent for art, she escapes to the big city and a life of her own. Through it all, she never stops fighting to understand her life and create something meaningful from it.

About Betty Wilson

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Wilson was the winner of the Search For a New Alberta Novelist competition. She is retired from teaching in the Alberta area.
Published July 1, 1999 by Coteau Books. 344 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction