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Alan Fry

Alan Fry (1931-2018) was born in Lac La Hache in BC's Cariboo region. He spent fifteen years as an Indian agent in rural BC. His published works include How a People Die, The Revenge of Annie Charlie, Come a Long Journey, The Burden of Adrian Knowle, Ranch on the Cariboo, and with Wilf Taylor, Beating Around the Bush. He lived in Whitehorse, YT, for many years.


Book Cover Beating Around the Bush: A Life in the Northern Forest
978-1-55017-015-3 · 1-55017-015-5 · 1989 · Hardback
CAD$6.95 · USD$6.95
Raised in an era that placed practicality above propriety, Taylor learned how to deal with all hazards including wild animals, cold weather, bureaucrats, and misguided tourists.
Book Cover How a People Die
978-1-55017-106-8 · 1-55017-106-2 · 1994 · Paperback
CAD$16.95 · USD$16.95
The controversial novel of death and despair on a BC Indian Reserve. ". . .one of the most sensitive and incisive statements on human alienation I have ever seen." -N. Scott Momaday, New York Times Book Review
Book Cover The Revenge of Annie Charlie
978-1-55017-032-0 · 1-55017-032-5 · 1990 · Paperback
CAD$21.95 · USD$21.95
"A good romp, funny and thoughtful at the same time." -William French, Globe & Mail