Historical fiction offers many pleasures, from telling new things about past times to applying old templates to current issues. Guy Vanderhaeghe’s The Last Crossing, a riveting quest across the North American Plains, is one of the books we’ll consider.
Gary Draper has been a book editor and reviewer, a librarian, and a university professor of English (University of Waterloo). Now retired, Gary continues to read, research and write. He has taught a number of third age learning courses