Bemocked of Destiny was first published in 1908, a condition of the last will and testament of an extraordinary Canadian pioneer. Teacher, speculator, geologist, prospector, community organizer and outspoken advisor to provincial and federal politicians, McCharles’s first-person account of life in the heady days of the late-19th-century frontier offer us more than a glimpse into the age in which he lived.
About the authors
Martin (Marty) McAllister retired in 1991 after nearly forty years with INCO Limited, Sudbury, and its corporate operations. In retirement, Marty was engaged in writing research and in 1990s, participated in volunteer missions to Peru and Ontario aboriginal communities, with CESO (Canadian Executive Service Organization).