Landscape: Quandt and Isolation
best hope for the future. The decline and death of rural, farming communities in
Saskatchewan fuels interest in stories of the settlers trying, and often failing: Mr. Nelson
in Gold is Where You Find It, Frank Dobson of The First Step, Alec and Jessie of North
of Moose Jaw. When the community fails, the individual cannot succeed. This is
especially true when the health of an individual is at stake, as will be demonstrated in the
following chapter, Bodyscape.