By: Olivia Dee Clancy
Heritage Books, Inc: 2004
Seller ID: C2569
Condition: 366 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2004, 5.5x8.5, paper, 366 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
During the author's childhood she listened to the many stories she overheard her grandmother, Leta Oesch, and her great-grandmother telling abut life in Canada. After her own daughter was born she was determined to preserve this family lore in a book about her grandmother's life. Blackberry Winter is the story of Leta Oesch, a young girl growing up in northern Saskatchewan, Canada. In 1903, Leta's parents traveled in covered wagons from Nebraska to Canada to homestead in the Northwest Territories. It was a harsh, unforgiving land where only the strongest could survive-a land where the temperat... View More...