Douglas & McIntyre
The Village of the Small Houses

Book details:

August 2004
ISBN 978-1-55365-069-0
Paperback - Trade
6" x 9"
216 pages
Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs BIO026000
$19.95 CAD

Awards

  • Nominated for the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour

Douglas & McIntyre

The Village of the Small Houses

A Memoir of Sorts

In 1959, just one step ahead of the law, Ian Ferguson's parents left the sophisticated big-city life of Edmonton and ended up 846 km due north in Fort Vermilion, the third-poorest community in Canada. It was meant to be a temporary move. Like th


In 1959, just one step ahead of the law, Ian Ferguson’s parents left the sophisticated big-city life of Edmonton and ended up 846 km due north in Fort Vermilion, the third-poorest community in Canada. It was meant to be a temporary move. Like their neighbours, the Ferguson kids—Ian and his six brothers and sisters—grew up without indoor plumbing, central heating or electricity. Ferguson has crafted a delightfully indiosyncratic account of growing up in the north.

About the Author

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