Where the Truth Lies
Selected EssaysBook - 2016
The problem with writer longevity can be a complicating, even contradictory oeuvre. Hopefully". This book collects forty years of essays and speeches that Rudy Wiebe crafted over his many years as an author. In this illuminating and wide-ranging selection, Wiebe provides a look behind the curtain, revealing his thought processes as he worked on many of his great books. Throughout this selection, he dissects controversies that arose after publication of his early novels, meditates on words and their inherent power, explores the great Canadian North and the Canadian body politic, reckons with his family history and Mennonite faith, all while providing an engaging and enlightening commentary. This is a vital compilation of a writing life.
Publisher: Edmonton : NeWest Press, ©2016.
Characteristics: xii, 311 pages ;,23 cm.