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Pierre Elliott Trudeau
Series: The Prime Ministers of Canada. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,060. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016 by Five Rivers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Trudeau was confident that his informed opinions were good for all Canadians. Not everyone agreed. Suspending civil liberties with the War Measures Act wasn't even his most controversial decision, at least, not to those who are still stuttering mad about his National Energy Program or White Paper on Indian Affairs.
The Bombing of a Canadian Pacific DC3 St. Joachim, Quebec September 9, 1949
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
A Pacific Airliner exploded and crashed into a giant mountain near Quebec City on September 9, 1949. The plane had 19 passengers on board and and a crew of four. The passengers included a woman whose husband made sure she was on Flight 108 bound for Baie Comeau. He had asked his wife to retrieve some suitcases therea and spend the weekend with friends. 10 days later authorities learned of a bomb.
Buffalo Blacque
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,820. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Set in the 1920s, Buffalo Blacque is the story of a black, naive, New York City bookkeeper who is sent to frontier Canada by his Black Nationalist organisation to manage a bison ranch.
A Royal Canadian Air Force Pilot Murders His Wife
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
Wayne Lonergan was charged with first-degree murder after his wife was found dead of bludgeoning/strangling on a Sunday morning in late October 1943. An heiress to a beer fortune Patricia Burton Lonergan was buried in Brooklyn during the time that Lonergan was being interrogated for nearly 80 hours. There are many questions as to whether Lonergan was guilty. He was paroled from Sing Sing in 1967.
The Ethnicity Of Linda Lovelace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Linda Lovelace, born Linda Susan Boreman, was of working class origins. Her father's people came to the United States from England and Ireland. The father was a New York City policeman until his retirement. As Linda Lovelace, Boreman starred in Deep Throat in 1972. She came to dislike her husband who she accused of forcing her to make porn films. Linda's maternal grandfather came to NY from Italy.
Emma's Rifles
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 41,530. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Meet Emma Reynolds-Chase. Born into the caldron state of frontier Missouri in the eighteen thirties. She witnesses its darker sides, as rough men of conviction square off into a conflict that threatens to tear America apart. A world of shifting alliances, with a divided loyalties. America in 1850 - new technology: Telegraph and Steam.: Gold, Iron, and Copper in abundance. New- enemies.
Port Hope Simpson Historic Logging Town
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 15 · Travel Handbooks, Book 4 · Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO, Book 5 · Mysteries. Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 10,920. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / hospitality, travel & tourism
Port Hope Simpson Historic Logging Town in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada is located on the south side of the Alexis, an excellent salmon river in southern Labrador, Canada. It was initially founded in 1934 as a logging camp and was named after the English Commissioner of Natural Resources and Acting-Commissioner of Justice, Sir John Hope Simpson. This community has great natural assets nearby.
Slave To The Farm
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centres.
Rooted Forever in History
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
Rooted Forever in History Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries Vol 9 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Rooted Forever in History consists of Llewelyn Pritchard’s original research notes about previously classified British Government documents regarding the troubled History of Port Hope Simpson, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada from 1934 – 1947...
Port Hope Simpson Off the Beaten Path Vol 4
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 6 Vol 4 · Mysteries. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
Port Hope Simpson Off the Beaten Path Vol 4 Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries Vol 8 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Follow the Labrador Coastal Drive, Route 510 in Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada and discover the Town’s “Pitprops, Politics & Prosperity" heroic struggle of sustainable development...