Mel Dagg

Mel Dagg is the author of The Women on the Bridge (Thistledown 1992) and Same Truck, Different Driver (Westlands 1983), stories from both of which are also included in Four Wheel Drift.

He was born in Vancouver and grew up on Vancouver Island, received a Ph.D. in Canadian Literature at the University of New Brunswick, and after teaching at many Universities across Canada he has taken up residence in Sointula, British Columbia.









112 pages / trade paper

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The Women on the Bridge

ISBN: 978-0-920633-99-1

A provocative reconstruction of the Frog Lake Massacre of 1885 that draws on published accounts of survivors Theresa Gowanlock and William Cameron. A must read for anyone interested in the convolutions of Canadian history.

Ages 13+


Canadian Content (Fall 1994): 14. Clemence, Verne. “Female voices heard in account of Frog Lake confrontation.” Saskatoon Star-Phoenix . April 3, 1993.
Conte, Christy. Canadian Book Review Annual (1993): 185.
Hildebrandt, Walter. “Native tales show depth of frustration.” Calgary Herald . June 26, 1993. C12.
Kennedy, Michael P. J. “Common participants offer unique view of historic events.” Saskatoon Star-Phoenix . June 19, 1993. D6.
Kulak, Lorne. “Thistledown Fiction.” NeWest Review (June/July 1993): 32-3.
Moore, John. “Scenes from a massacre.” Vancouver Sun Saturday Review . May 29, 1993.
Ritz, Earla. Dandelion 20.1: 76-7.
Schmidt, Lisa. Prairie Fire 14.2 (Summer 1993): 105-7.


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