Books tagged: upper canada

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Shadow Song
By Lorina Stephens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,030. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2009 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Category: Fiction
Based upon a true tragedy, Shadow Song is set amid the economic ruin that occurred to so many émigrés and British pensioned officers of the 1830s. It is full of psychological and cultural contrasts of two cultures at odds with one another, and an intimate familiarity with pioneer and Ojibwa culture.
Amazing Tales of St. Lawrence Neighbourhood in Old Town Toronto
By Bruce Bell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,910. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2010 by Frank Touby. Category: Nonfiction
Children were hanged, women without husbands had little choice but to prostitute themselves, clergy and ruling families cruelly dominated a lusty, oftentimes unruly population. The seamy and the sacred united to form one of the world’s great cities: Toronto. Telling its tales is famed local historian Bruce Bell, a uniquely skilled and deeply emotional storyteller.
Taking Hart
By M.A. Noble
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,080. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Fiction
It's 2012: Cannons boom, and 16-year-old Corey must navigate the streets full of Bicentennial disguises--with an artifact someone would kill for! He must summon the courage to disprove a legend and find answers: Why did Mom disappear into the St. Lawrence, and who is the woman wearing her earring? Corey must save someone he loves in this "War of 1812" town...where the real threat is here and now.
The Nineteenth Century Farmer In Upper-Canada
By Dwayne R. James
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,910. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
In his 1997 Master's Thesis, the author studies the zooarchaeological remains from four historic sites in Ontario, paying close attention to the manner in which these faunal remains were butchered. In his analysis, James introduces culturally relevant quantitative units in order to draw conclusions about the nature of the self-sufficiency of the earliest settlers in Upper Canada.
Storyteller
By Sherry Isaac
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Fiction
A haunted busker weaves his way through grief. Short story.
A Rebellious Spirit: Daniel Tracey
By Evelyn Dreiling
Series: The Tracey Irish Family, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Fiction
Daniel Tracey, an Irish farmer from Tipperary, seeks escape from hardships in Ireland in 1815, hoping to establish a homestead in Canada for his little family. Instead his family is almost torn apart as he finds himself immersed in the struggle for true political freedom and democracy in Lower Canada and becomes a Patriote fighter in the 1837 Rebellion.