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Those Who Dare To Dream: A Young Man's War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,400. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » Canada
This book for young adults follows a teenager as he deals with the harsh realities of life during the second world war. When we first meet the main character, he is stuck in a small coal mining town in Alberta, Canada and it seems there is little hope that he will ever escape it. Time and circumstance makes him run away to lie about his age and fight in the Canadian army in world war two.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,050. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » General
Seventeen year old ROB MACLEAN lives on a farm on the Ottawa River in the 1830's. He dreams of going west with JUDITH MORGAN, daughter of local timber baron,SAM MORGAN. Their fathers are enemies. The violence of Bytown, the Shiner gang, BIG JOE MUFFERAW’s epic bareknuckle match with the Royal Navy champion and Colonel JOHN BY's Rideau Canal project background the young people's struggle.
Fred's Funeral
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fred Sadler just died of old age. It’s 1986, seventy years after he marched off to WWI. Fred's ghost hovers near the ceiling. To Fred’s dismay, the arrangement of his funeral falls to his sister-in-law, Viola. As she dominates the remembrance of Fred, he agonizes over his inability to set the record straight. Fred’s memories clash with Viola’s version as the family gathers to pay their respects.
the BIG BUMP at Number 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Historical » General
The most severe bump in North American mining history, where 74 died and 100 survived, is a heart wrenching tale of survival and endurance. Susan’s brother and her friend’s father are miners.Both miners were to work the afternoon shift, in which the Big Bump occurred. Susan’s account of events just after the Bump gives insight into what it was like to live in a small coal mining town.