Who by Fire

Who by Fire

eBook - 2014
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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.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Doubleday Canada, 2014
ISBN: 9780385668804
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc


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Oct 16, 2015

This book describes the interaction between oil /fracking/gas companies and the public. People living near these sites are affected and also the environment is affected. I think everyone should read this book and think not only of the immediate profit, but also of the future effect on everything. MSG

melwyk Jan 14, 2015

Great, balanced look at natural gas development & family dynamics in Alberta, circa 1960 and today. Lots of wonderfully drawn characters & a strong setting.

Dec 18, 2014

A really good book that all Albertans should read. We need to know these things.

Nov 03, 2014

Bleakly sobering; wholly absorbing. Fate is the hunter.

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