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Last Of The Rinkrats And Other Stories

Last Of The Rinkrats And Other Stories (ISBN10: 1426942761; ISBN13: 9781426942761)
ISBN13: 978-1426942761
ISBN10: 1426942761

Summary: Do you consider yourself well-versed in Canada's history? Ever heard of Domagaya, the Laurentian Iroquois who saved Jacques Cartier's expedition to the New World by teaching him the cure for scurvy? Or Charles Lennox, the Governor-General who died from the bite of a pet fox? There's the Chief Justice of Upper Canada kept a pet alligator in his historic home, and Constable Pedley of the Mounties, who transported a sick missionary hundreds of miles through the Northern Alberta wilderness to get me
dical help while putting his own life at risk. Learn about the American banker's yacht, the S.S. Ramona, which faithfully served in the Royal Canadian Navy during the Battle of the Atlantic and ended her days plying the South Seas as a shrimp boat. All of these were true heroes of Canada. A collection of little-known tales of heroism from Canada's history, Last of the Rinkrats and Other Stories tells twenty-three unforgettable true stories of Canada's unsung heroes and forgotten characters.
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Summary: Do you consider yourself well-versed in Canada's history? Ever heard of Domagaya, the Laurentian Iroquois who saved Jacques Cartier's expedition to the New World by teaching him the cure for scurvy? Or Charles Lennox, the Governor-General who died from the bite of a pet fox? There's the Chief Justice of Upper Canada kept a pet alligator in his historic home, and Constable Pedley of the Mounties, who transported a sick missionary hundreds of miles through the Northern Alberta wilderness to get medical help while putting his own life at risk. Learn about the American banker's yacht, the S.S. Ramona, which faithfully served in the Royal Canadian Navy during the Battle of the Atlantic and ended her days plying the South Seas as a shrimp boat. All of these were true heroes of Canada. A collection of little-known tales of heroism from Canada's history, Last of the Rinkrats and Other Stories tells twenty-three unforgettable true stories of Canada's unsung heroes and forgotten characters....show less

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Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Year Published: 2010
International: No



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