by Darlene Barry Quaife
Isa Luise Essler, a German writer and intellectual, emigrated to Canada in 1926 to marry the prospector, Wil See. It is now 1946, the Second World War is over and "progress" is king. Because of this post-war mindset, Isa Luise and Wil are fighting to keep the Nechako Dam Project from flooding their wilderness valley. Isa Luise is also corresponding with the incarcerated American poet, Ezra Pound..