Thirteen Minutes

A 20th century tale of family, eugenics, Dadaism... and hockey
AUTHOR BIO: James Davidge was born in Edmonton, Alberta. He is the author of the 5-volume Driftwood Saga series of novels. His graphic novels include The Duchess Ranch of Old John Ware with illustrations by Bob Prodor.

James DAVIDGE; Illst.: Bob PRODOR

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ISBN 9781897411292
HARDCOVER / PAPERBACK Trade Paperback , eBook
PAGES 112
Category E-BOOKS, SOCIAL SCIENCE
Year Published 2010
Year Published 2012
In 1928, an internship with famed equal persons activist Nellie McClung leads Holly Burnside to clerk for the Alberta Eugenics Board, a group which prides itself on the efficiency of their reviews for government mandated sterilization - 13 minutes a case. She and her two brothers, one a politically charged performence artist and the other a star player in the collapsing Prairie Hockey League, all struggle with finding their place in the world. Follow them over four decades as they encounter endless sorrows and joys from both society and the people closest to them.