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A Very Capable Life

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Country  Canada
Pages  197 pp.
Author  Johnnie Walters
Subject  Immigration
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Publication date  January 1, 2010
Originally published  1 January 2010
ISBN  9781897425411
Genres  Non-fiction, Memoir
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Media type  Print (Hardcover & Paperback)
Publisher  Athabasca University Press
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A Very Capable Life: The Autobiography of Zarah Petri is a non-fiction memoir of his mother by the Canadian television host Johnnie Walters, written under his real name John Leigh Walters and published in January 2010 by Athabasca University Press. It re-tells the stories his mother described to him regarding her immigration to Canada in the 1920s. Walters gives his first person account using humor, and intrigue, to share his mother's expressed regards about her depression era experiences.

Awards and honours

A Very Capable Life won the 2010 "Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction".

References

A Very Capable Life Wikipedia


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