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Writing on Stone free pdf Michael Elcock emigrated to Canada from Scotland when he was twenty-one years old. Since then, his life and travels have taken him to many parts of the world - and back to Scotland, many times. In Writing on Stone, Elcock reflects on the immigrant experience, and the questions of memory and identity that come with leaving roots behind, and putting down new ones. Elcock's shrewd observations and humour take us behind the masks that old countries, and new countries, project - and to the importance of people to our reality. To his surprise, Elcock finds near the end of his exploration that he is not the first member of his family - as he'd supposed - to travel this emigrant route. From the west coast of Canada to the west coast of Scotland - and along the route of the Mounties' Great Trek.

About Michael Elcock

Michael Elcock was born in Forres, Scotland and grew up in Edinburgh and West Africa. He emigrated to Canada when he was twenty-one and worked in pulp mills, in the woods, on west coast fishing boats and as a ski instructor, earning along the way a B.A. and M.Ed at the University of Victoria. He was Athletic Director at UVic for ten years, and then CEO of Tourism Victoria for five. In 1990 he moved to Andalusia to work on developing Spain's Expo 92. He has published articles in periodicals, newspapers and magazines in Canada and overseas. Elcock has published two works of non-fiction, A Perfectly Beautiful Place (Oolichan, 2004) and Writing On Stone (Oolichan, 2006). He lives just outside of Victoria, BC.

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Author : Michael Elcock
Publisher : Oolichan Books
Data Published : 30 September 2006
ISBN : 088982231X
EAN : 9780889822313
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 296 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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  • Writing on Stone free pdfWriting on Stone

    Free Ebook Online. Michael Elcock emigrated to Canada from Scotland when he was twenty-one years old. Since then, his life and travels have taken him to many parts of the world - and back to Scotland,