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The Stone Age: A Social History of Curling on the Prairies
by Vera Pezer
The game of curling has been an intrinsic part of life on the Prairies since the 1800s. The smallest towns are home to a rink, a league, and even a local bonspiel. "The Stone Age: A Social History of Curling on the Prairies" chronicles the sport's development from a crude game played by fur traders on a frozen river, to the sophisticated Olympic sport it is today. In the e ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published September 29th 2003 by Fifth House Publishers
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I think it's the only book of its kind, and it's cute and contains lots of interesting vignettes. The narrative does jump around a bit because the sections are by topic more so than chronology, and there are many, many names. But it was an easy, pleasant read.