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By Sally Armstrong

We all know that Canada’s army is in Afghanistan, yet what they don’t comprehend is how a lot the common Canadian is contributing to help efforts in that state. In sour Roots, smooth Shoots, revered journalist Sally Armstrong revisits Afghanistan to check women’s lives pre- and post-Taliban, interviewing Afghan and Western ladies who're devoted to bettering wellbeing and fitness, schooling, tradition, faith, and human rights. Armstrong connects those tales with the research of specialists and considers the grassroots efforts of Canadians and the committed tax money being spent by way of the Canadian executive. sour Roots, gentle Shoots is a relocating portrayal of the lives of girls and women in Afghanistan in 2008.

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The story ends with Tex contemplating how he might even prefer the effete and pointless work (at least for a mountain man) of driving a bus to guiding this sort of customer. The question of authenticity is addressed clearly here: a man who can hunt and take care of himself in the mountains is a real man. People with money and fancy degrees from fancy schools start this game at a disadvantage. Supposed athletic prowess also knocks points off. Mockery directed at a guide with a thin body (of which he even makes fun himself) only makes the mocker look silly.

Reality is especially fresh and apt. Both the buckshot episode and the unintended killing of a buffalo, then a rare animal in Canada, were, if true, very masculine hi-jinks and would lead to much more serious consequences today. The rough-and-tumble of those days is one point of this story, with the implicit message that one could no longer get away with such macho goings-on (for better or for worse, with the decision left to the reader). —AG  0DA(=OP#NA=PQBB=HK NERA 7HENTHESIMPLESONSOFNATUREMAKEHISTORY INTRUE(OLLYWOODFASHION By N.

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