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Troublous Times in Canada: A History of the Fenian Raids of 1866 and 1870
An odd little book about an odd little time in Canadian history.

The Fenian raids were part of the ongoing attempt by Irish republicans to liberate the
Jul 28, 2011
Jul 27, 2011
Poor Tom Is Cold
To start, a confession: I only discovered Murdoch through the television show, and am now starting in on the books (of which I mistakenly thought this ...more
Jan 20, 2013
Jan 25, 2013
Revenge of the Vinyl Cafe
Revenge of the Vinyl Cafe is one of those books that holds no real 'surprises' in it - if you're familiar at all with Stuart McLean's writing, either ...more
Dec 04, 2012
Dec 04, 2012
Three Day Road
Three Day Road is three intertwined stories: The framing story of a Cree woman who has traveled to the city to collect her nephew, Xavier, who has ret ...more
Jan 10, 2011
Dec 29, 2010
The Day of Sir Wilfrid Laurier
A look at an important period of Canadian history, one that sadly gets often overlooked (I know my own scholastic looks at Canadian history jumped fro ...more
Jan 23, 2013
Jan 25, 2013
The Black Bonspiel of Willie MacCrimmon
Derivative works have a bad rap, and it's one I'm not sure is entirely deserved. This is, quite definitely, a derivative work, and fully admits that i ...more
Jul 27, 2011
Feb 21, 2011
Federalism and the French Canadians
A bit of personal perspective on this: I grew up in a fairly politically aware family, and while I was alive while Trudeau was prime minister, I was t ...more
Jun 28, 2013
Aug 16, 2010
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