(1972 McClelland & Stewart 4th printing of this popular book; the attractive cover design was done by Bob Teringo)
(the very rare VHS of the recommended movie adaptation starring Harold and Maude‘s Bud Cort in 1980 the 2nd largest grossing film in Canadian history; Ebassy Home Entertainment /Quartet Films Inc., 1984)
(Rex) Max(well) Braithwaite (1911-1995) was born in Nokomis, SK and was an underpaid teacher in SK and AB during the Depression–reflected in the subject matter of the above- pictured book. He also wrote articles about the appalling conditions of education on the prairies back then. Braithwaite also wrote tv and radio plays, broadcast scripts, and textbooks. He eventually relocated and settled down in Orangeville, ON.