Just A Minute More

Just A Minute More

Glimpses of Our Great Canadian Heritage

Book - 1999
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In JUST A MINUTE MORE, the newest book inspired by “Heritage Minutes” on CBC, Stephen Leacock Award-winner Marsha Boulton has found a whole new collection of characters and incidents from our past that are sure to entertain and delight. Dozens of fascinating stories can be found in these pages, from the Avro Arrow to the adventures of Cape Breton's Giant McAskill; from sportspeople Marilyn Bell and Ned Hanlon to Sir Barton, the only Canadian-owned horse to ever win the Trip Crown.
Publisher: Toronto : McArthur & Company, c1999
ISBN: 9781552780725
Branch Call Number: 971/BOU 4565nf 2
Alternative Title: A belly laugh or your money back : the irrepressible Ma Murray
"Son't let the crippled kids down" : Marilyn Bell becomes the first lady of the lake
A Maltese falcon : Lone wolf airman George Beurling
David Douglas : the Columbus of botany
Three towering Canadians : McAskill, Swan and Beaupré
Mary Ann Shadd's self-reliant road to independence
John Ware rides into Alberta
Sir Barton and the Commander : Canada's Triple Crown winner
These boots were made for walkin' : Trans-Canada hikers walk the rails
Ladylike and lethal : consumer activist Dorothy Walton kept her eye on the birdie
Lily of the Mohawks, Geneviève of New France : Kateri Tekakwitha's vulnerable venerability
The story of Dr. "O" : weird tales from a certain kind of gold mine
The heart of the matter : Maude Abbott and the onward march of science
The alchemy of Thomas "Carbide" Willson
Rust never sleeps : Margaret Newton versus the scourge of wheat
Feets don't fail me now : Mahlone Locke's hand to foot magic
Is it a bird? Is it a plane" No, it's an Arrow! : the grounding and destruction of an aviation marvel
The wise child : Thomas Chandler Haliburton translates "human natur"
Portrait of the artist as young women : photography gem Hannah Maynard
A gentleman and a sculler : Ned Hanlan rows to stardom
The battle of the bloomers : Harley Davidson and Torchy Peden had two wheels in common
The cowboy from Quebec : Will James's wild west fraud
A man in a hurry : John Grierson and the National Film Board of Canada
Spontaneous combustion : Refus global, les automatistes and Paul-Émile Borduas
More stars than heaven : Hollywood's Canadian connection : a few degrees of separation
An unAmerican hero : Billy Green and the Battle of Stoney Creek
Sink or swim : Jumping Joe Fortes of English Bay
The great stork derby : Charles Millar's will sparks a breeding frenzy
White Lama : Susie Carson Rijnhart's Tibetan mission


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