CDN$ 25.20
  • List Price: CDN$ 26.41
  • You Save: CDN$ 1.21 (5%)
Save an extra CDN$ 22.69 (86%). Buy the Kindle Edition instead.
FREE Shipping on orders over CDN$ 35.
Only 6 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Amazon.ca. Gift-wrap available.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 3 images

A Whisper Past: Childless After Eugenic Sterilization in Alberta Paperback – Mar 26 2014


See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
Paperback
CDN$ 25.20
CDN$ 22.03 CDN$ 24.13

See more ▸ Deals on Books

click to open popover

No Kindle device required. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.



Product details

  • Paperback: 232 pages
  • Publisher: FriesenPress (March 27 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1460234693
  • ISBN-13: 978-1460234693
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.3 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 318 g
  • Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #510,413 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Product description

About the Author

Muir lived in several small towns in Alberta until she was sent to the Red Deer institution. The education she received there did not prepare her for life on the outside, but after she left the institution and escaped from her mother's custody and at the age of 20, she learned quickly and worked in several cities in Western Canada as a waitress, a retail sales person, and a baby sitter, caring for as many as six children at one time. Only when she married did she learn the awful truth about the sterilization. After winning her case in court, her story was featured in a documentary by the National Film Board of Canada. She spoke at several public forums in Canada, The United States and France, and she ran for election to the Alberta legislature for the New Democratic Party. Recently she was designated a Game Changer on the CBC radio show The Currents, and her story was dramatized in the play The Invisible Child at the Edmonton Fringe theatre festival. She now serves as a board member for the Living Archives of Eugenics project at the University of Alberta....


No customer reviews


Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon.com

Amazon.com: 4.6 out of 5 stars 4 reviews
Diana Smith
4.0 out of 5 starsyet painful, period of Canadian history & the story of ...
July 18, 2017 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful.
Jen Blackmon
5.0 out of 5 starsA humbling story from a courageous woman!
September 14, 2014 - Published on Amazon.com
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful.
Wim E. Crusio
5.0 out of 5 starsImpressive
June 2, 2014 - Published on Amazon.com
J. Moreau
5.0 out of 5 starsEXCELLENT READ
November 5, 2014 - Published on Amazon.com
One person found this helpful.

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery & Returns

Need Help?