By Merna Forster,Julie Payette
Following the bestselling 100 Canadian Heroines, Merna Forster offers a hundred extra tales of fantastic girls who replaced our state.
In this moment installment of the bestselling Canadian Heroines sequence, writer Merna Forster brings jointly a hundred extra brilliant tales of significant characters and lovely pictures. Meet recognized and forgotten ladies in fields akin to technological know-how, game, politics, conflict and peace, and humanities and leisure, together with the unique Degrassi children, Captain Kool, hockey celebrity Hilda Ranscombe, and the lady dubbed "the atomic mosquito." This ebook is filled with striking proof and minutiae approximately awesome ladies. You’ll know about moment international battle heroine Joan Fletcher Bamford, who rescued 2,000 Dutch captives from a jail camp in a Sumatran jungle whereas commanding 70 jap squaddies. Hilwie Hamdon was once the girl in the back of the construction of Canada’s first mosque, and Frances Gertrude McGill was once the crime fighter named the "Sherlock Holmes of Saskatchewan." learn on and detect a hundred extra Canadian heroines and the way they’ve replaced our country.
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100 More Canadian Heroines: Famous and Forgotten Faces by Merna Forster,Julie Payette