The Bad and the Lonely

The Bad and the Lonely

Seven Stories of the Best - and Worst - Canadian Outlaws / Martin Robin

Book - 1976
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In this book Martin Robin tells seven remarkable and fascinating stories of Canadian badmen. All were heroes--or villains--in their time, and they remain popular legends today.The stories describe figures such as Bill Miner, the charming train robber who regularly held up the CPR; Donald Morrison, the Megantic Outlaw, who eluded capture for months after being shooting a constable sent to evict his family from their farm; and Almighty Voice, a Saskatchewan Cree hunted by Mounties for feeding his family with a stolen government cow, finally brought down with artillery fire. The Bad and the Lonely is a lucid, witty and poignant book that brings to life colourful and tragic figures from Canada's past.
Publisher: Toronto : J. Lorimer, 1976.
ISBN: 9780888621214
Characteristics: 221 p., [8] leaves of plates :,ill. ;,24 cm.


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