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Come On Over!

Northeastern Ontario A to Z

by Dieter K. Buse & Graeme Mount

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published: May 2011
ISBN:9781896350448
publisher: Latitude 46
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A unique, single-volume historical and cultural compendium which will interest residents and visitors alike. Want to find out where the statues of North America's most significant explorers are? Where British soldiers won a decisive victory in the War of 1812? Where you can swim with a polar bear? Where the first Hardy Boys books were written? Where Winnie the Pooh, Grey Owl and Shania Twain lived? Come On Over! features 42 separate articles focusing on over 100 cities, towns, and villages, the Anishinabek and Mushkegowuk First Nations in the region, and shared natural, historical and social features, such as rivers, waterfalls, railways, parks, recreation, fires, food, birds and birding, and early explorers.

About the Authors
Dieter K. Buse has authored or edited numerous studies, Modern Germany: An Encyclopedia won Best Reference Work 1998 and The Regions of Germany received a dozen positive reviews. He has also written or edited works about local history based on the motto "Dig where you stand." Among those are Hard Lessons and Whose National Security?. The co-authored guide, Come on Over: North- eastern Ontario A-Z, won the Louise de Keriline Lawrence prize for non-fiction.
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Graeme S. Mount, professor of history at Laurentian University, has written extensively on Canadian-American relations. his most recent book is Invisible and Inaudible in Washington: American Policies Toward Canada During the Cold War (1999).

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Awards
  • Winner, Louise de Kiriline Lawrence Award for Non-Fiction
Editorial Review

CBC Radio listeners in Northeastern Ontario discovered much about their own backyard when Dieter and Graeme shared their knowledgeof the region on 'Morning North.' Now readers can continue that journey of discovery through the pages of this book." Markus Schwabe, Host, CBC Morning North

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