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The Plains of Abraham

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Title:The Plains of Abraham
Curwood, James Oliver   
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Swift Lightning
A Gentleman of Courage
Published:   1928
Publisher:Doubleday, Doran & Gundy, Limited
Tags:Canada, Canadiana, fiction, historical

Historical novel, set around 1750. A young boy's parents are killed in a Mohawk raid. He and a girl in a similar plight are adopted by the Senecas. They have many adventures, and he ends up as a participant in the famous battle. [Suggest a different description.]

Pages:108 Info

Author Bio for Curwood, James Oliver

James Oliver Curwood (1878-1927) was an American writer of adventure novels. Born in Michigan, he worked as a reporter and editor for the News Tribune in Detroit. He worked for the Canadian government as a tourism promoter and in those endeavours travelled extensively in the northern parts of Canada, a place he referred to afterwards as "God's Country". His experience there transformed him from a big-game hunter into a conservationist. He wrote several novels many of which have Canadian themes including The Black Hunter, A Gentleman of Courage and the Plains of Abraham. (Twentieth Century Authors)

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