Who Speaks for the River?

Who Speaks for the River?

The Oldman River Dam and the Search for Justice

Book - 2013
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Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Fifth House Publishers, c2013.
ISBN: 9781927083017
Branch Call Number: 333. 9130971234 GIR
Characteristics: xv, 392 p. : ill., maps


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Sep 12, 2013

Started Sept 9, 2013....I just finished "Who Stole the American Dream" and I am really in the mood for a novel, but I've had this book checked out for so long, that I should really give it a go. Looks pretty interesting. Sept 11....not making too much progress, was too tired to read last night, so plugged in the talking book (My Losing Season by Pat Conroy,) and continued with that today (Sept 11) Will try to get back to some reading tomorrow.....Sept 12, so far this book reads like a novel, and the printing is so large it is a pleasure to read.....Sept 16, almost 3/4 of the way through, so interesting, and very thought provoking. It's fun to think back to when this was happening, and think about what I was doing at the time. This was so off my radar back then. I live very near the dam, and have visited it many times. The videos of the water cascading down this flood year were awesome. (I have never seen but a trickle going down in real life.) I will certainly be looking at it with new eyes on my next visit. I will certainly be thinking about dams in general from now on, especially when I drive by, or over them. (and there is quite a few in my close neighbourhood, something which I have never really thought about before, so.....thanks Robert)

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