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Come On Over!

Northeastern Ontario A to Z

by Dieter K Buse & Graeme S Mount

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published: May 2011
ISBN:9781896350448
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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

Dieter K. Buse's military career was short and stellar: five years with the Royal Canadian Air Cadets (1954-60) becoming squadron leader, head of winning drill and rifle teams, receiving flight with T-33 trainer jet, course at Camp Borden, exchange visit to England, and drill instructor with RCAF (1960-61). He is professor emeritus at Laurentian University (History), author and editor of numerous publications in modern European and Canadian history including Best Reference Work 1998 for the encyclopedia, Modern Germany. He co-authored, Come on Over: Northeastern Ontario A-Z, and Untold: Northeastern Ontario's Military History, Volume 1 (2018). He enjoys dancing, golfing, gardening, fishing, curling, and sculpting.
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Graeme S Mount

Graeme S. Mount, professor emeritus at Laurentian University, won the university's teaching award in 2000. Raised in North Bay, and taught History at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario from 1969 until 2005. During that time he also taught courses in North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, and Timmins. Since retirement, he has co-edited a prize-winning encyclopedia on US-Latin American relations. He continues to enjoy summers at his cottage on Long Lake in Sudbury.
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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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