SUMMER OF THE HUNGRY PUP: a novel
Edition: First printing
Edmonton: NeWest, 1981. Brown cloth. Minor soiling to pag edges, else fine in fine jacket. Review copy with sheet laid in. Inscribed by the author to noted Saskatchewan poet John Newlove, with his 1982 signature on front pastedown "For John Newlove, because I never forget: not the promise or the shot of confidence you gave when needed most. With best wishes, Byrna Barclay, June, 1982". Also with ink signature of John Metcalf, Newlove's good friend and inheriter of his library. ""In 1885 the Cree who took part in the Riel uprising fled to a long exile in the United States. In Byrna Barclay's first novel, an old woman tells of this time of her youth when her People had to endure hunger, abuse, and degredation." .A good Western Canadian literary association between two noted Saskatchewan authors.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover