You Might Be From Alberta If…

Dave Elston

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ISBN: 9781927097878

You Might Be From Alberta If…

  Author:   Dave Elston    
  Publisher:  MacIntyre Purcell Publishing Inc.

You Might Be From Alberta If . . . is a delightful, illustrated romp through the Wild Rose Province. From one of the most celebrated cartoonists in the province, Dave Elston delivers his unique take on this extraordinary place, tickling the funny bone on every page. As Elston proves, this is a province that is proud of what it is, and likes nothing better than a good laugh.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781927097878
Item MP0047
PublisherMacIntyre Purcell Publishing Inc.
PublisherMacIntyre Purcell Publishing Inc.
Published onJuly 15 2015
Language eng
Pages 120
Format Paperback
Dimensions9(in) x 8(in)
Shipping weight371(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
A lifelong Albertan, Dave Elston was Canada’s only full-time editorial sports cartoonist for 13 years. He is a singular talent and his work is decidedly Albertan. He is a breath of fresh air in a landscape littered with political commentary.

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SALUTE
"I've been a fan of Dave Elston's for years, from his disheveled, scrunched-up hockey players, to his eccentric yet oddly endearing horses (ever notice how Elston's horses always look more intelligent than his hockey players?). As an Albertan, born and bred, I salute him for tackling the land of the prairie oyster and the Chinook headaches. Well done! (And for the record, page 72 That's absolutely true. I swear.)"
— Will Ferguson, Giller Prize winner for 419

 
  

SICK SIXTH SENSE
"As someone who lived in Alberta for 17 years and who had the privilege of working with Dave at the Calgary Sun for a decade, he always delivered … a nice sick sixth sense of humor. This one just adds to his legacy. Well done, Dwarfus!"
— Bill Davidson, former Sport Editor, Calgary Sun