November 13, 1990 |
In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure-dome decree: Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea. . . . -- Samuel Coleridge Xanadu this isn't. Nearly three-fourths of all Canadians live within 90 miles of the U.S. border. Of those who do not, some 785,000 live here in Edmonton, an improbably sited city on the wind-swept Alberta prairie, 54 degrees north latitude.