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Título: The ROMANCE OF BEEF by Cliff Faulknor
Editorial: Canadian Cattlemen's Association, Canada
Año de publicación: 1966
Encuadernación: Soft cover
Condición del libro: Very Good
Nice copy of a Rare issue. Photo of actual book by bookseller. Previous owner name in cursive on prologue page, otherwise unmarked. No publication date mentioned, but on FARMS and FEEDLOTS page it mentions 1966, and this does look like a 1960's style booklet. Un- paginated , soft cover, with great old photos. History of the Author: Clifford Vernon Clifford Vernon Faulknor of Calgary and Cochrane passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Thursday, September 24, 2009 at Carewest Royal Park, Calgary at the age of 96 years. Cliff was born on March 3, 1913 in Vancouver, B.C. and after completing high school worked at various jobs across Canada while "riding the rails" in the 1930's. He served as a marine diesel engineer on an army transport vessel during World War II. In 1949, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree from the University of British Columbia and began working as a land inspector with the British Columbia Department of Lands and Forests, Division of Land Utilization Research and Survey. In 1954, he accepted a position as western field editor of Country Guide magazine and was a contributing editor to Cattlemen magazine. He retired in 1975. Later he served for ten years on the Alberta Land Compensation Board. Early in his life, Cliff showed a talent for writing by winning a short story contest in high school. He is the author of two adult books, six novels for juveniles including the White Calf, winner of the Little Brown Award, and many short stories. He received the Alberta Culture Award for best nonfiction book by an Alberta author published in 1976 for Pen and Plow and the Vicky Metcalf Award in 1979 for the same book. Laid in is a copy of Mr. Faulknor's Obituary (2009). N° de ref. de la librería 003672
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