Frontier Farewell (Paperback)
The 1870s and the End of the Old West
University of Regina Press, 9780889773615, 525pp.
Publication Date: December 8, 2014
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"Gracefully written, fully and meticulously researched." -- Sharon Butala, author of The Perfection of the Morning "Frontier Farewell offers new perspectives on everything from the transfer of Rupert's Land to Canada, the Manitoba Resistance of 1869-70, and the Numbered Treaties of the 1870s, to the surveys of the Canadian Prairies, the coming of the North-West Mounted Police, and the fallout from the Battle of the Little Big Horn." -- Ted Binnema, Department of History, University of Northern British Columbia "Frontier Farewell has energy and glory." -- The StarPhoenix "Wilson...writes with great elegance and clarity." -- James A. Hanson, Museum of the Fur Trade Quarterly Frontier Farewell "ends with the disastrous bloodletting--the gruesome unwinding of a two-hundred-year experiment." -- Lionel Hughes, Prairies North
About the Author
Garrett Wilson is a Regina lawyer turned bestselling author. His books include "Diefenbaker for the Defence," "Guilty Addictions," and "Deny, Deny, Deny."