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Saboteurs: Wiebo Ludwig's War Against Big Oil

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Winner of the 2002 Arthur Ellis Award for Best True Crime
Winner of the W.O. Mitchell City of Calgary Book Prize
Finalist for the 2002 Governor General's Literary Award for Nonfiction
Finalist for the Wilfred Eggleston Award for Nonfiction

At Trickle Creek in northern Alberta, Wiebo Ludwig thought he’d buffered his tiny religious community from civilization, but in 1990 civil
Hardcover, 296 pages
Published October 23rd 2001 by Macfarlane Walter & Ross (first published 2001)
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This book was of interest to me because the Peace Country is my old stamping grounds. I grew up hearing about Wiebo Ludwig, saw him and his family both in Grande Prarie and Dawson Creek. I was determined to finish this book even if it was mundane at time; politics and violence isn't really my cup of tea. Still I enjoyed the action and I found the book to be informative. It gave me something to think about both sides of the big oil issue.I'd recommend this book to anyone interested in Canadian cu ...more
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Andrew Nikiforuk is a leading investigative journalist who has written about education, economics, and the environment for the past two decades. His work has appeared in a variety of Canadian publications including The Walrus, Maclean's, Canadian Business, Report on Business, Chatelaine, Georgia Straight, Equinox and Harrowsmith.

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