Who Has Seen the Wind: 75th Anniversary Illustrated Edition

  • 9781990601125

A luxurious illustrated edition to commemorate the 75th anniversary of this seminal Canadian classic.

W.O. Mitchell’s Who Has Seen the Wind, read and loved by millions, is the classic Canadian prairie novel and is considered one of the finest novels about boyhood ever written.

This special edition celebrates the 75th anniversary of the book’s first publication in 1947, bringing together the complete version of the text with full-colour paintings and illustrations by renowned artist William Kurelek.

This edition also features a foreword by acclaimed author Frances Itani, and a behind-the-scenes look at the storied history of the novel from members of the Mitchell family.

This edition includes 8 full-colour paintings and 32 black-and-white illustrations.

Available November 1, 2022

 

About the author

W.O. Mitchell (1914-1998) was a writer, performer, and teacher who is best remembered for Who Has Seen the Wind and the Jake and the Kid stories, which grew out of and defined the Canadian prairies.

William Kurelek (1927–1977) was a Canadian artist and writer. His work explored Depression-era farm life, his Ukrainian-Canadian heritage, and a search for religious identity.

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