Come join Suzanne de Montigny and friends for an evening of reading and music (and a gift) at the launch of her latest teen novel, Fields of Gold Beneath Prairie Skies — based on a true story.
Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
7:00 – 10:00 pm
4468 Main Street, Vancouver, BC
To register for this free event, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/fields-of-gold-beneath-prairie-skies-book-launch-vancouver-tickets-37404710496
“French-Canadian soldier, Napoleon, proposes to Lea during WWI, promising golden fields of wheat as far as the eye can see. After the armistice, he sends money for her passage, and she journeys far from her family and the conveniences of a modern country to join him on a homestead in Saskatchewan. There, she works hard to build their dream of a prospering farm, clearing fields alongside her husband through several pregnancies and even after suffering a terrible loss. When the stock market crashes in ’29, the prairies are stricken by a long and abysmal drought. Thrown into poverty, she struggles to survive in a world where work is scarce, death is abundant, and hope dwindles. Will she and her family survive the Great Depression?”
— Suzanne de Montigny