100 More Canadian Heroines: Famous and Forgotten Faces by Merna Forster,Julie Payette

By Merna Forster,Julie Payette

Following the bestselling 100 Canadian Heroines, Merna Forster provides a hundred extra tales of fantastic ladies who replaced our kingdom.

In this moment installment of the bestselling Canadian Heroines sequence, writer Merna Forster brings jointly a hundred extra fabulous tales of serious characters and beautiful pictures. Meet recognized and forgotten girls in fields resembling technological know-how, activity, politics, warfare and peace, and humanities and leisure, together with the unique Degrassi childrens, Captain Kool, hockey superstar Hilda Ranscombe, and the girl dubbed "the atomic mosquito." This ebook is stuffed with striking evidence and minutiae approximately impressive girls. You’ll know about moment international warfare heroine Joan Fletcher Bamford, who rescued 2,000 Dutch captives from a jail camp in a Sumatran jungle whereas commanding 70 jap infantrymen. Hilwie Hamdon used to be the girl at the back of the development 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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