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Tom Akerley--His Adventures in the Tall Timber and at Gaspard’s Clearing on the Indian River

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Title:Tom Akerley--His Adventures in the Tall Timber and at Gaspard’s Clearing on the Indian River
Author:
Roberts, (George Edwards) Theodore Goodridge   
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The Red Pirogue--A Tale of Adventure in the Canadian Wilds
Illustrator:
Fuhr, Ernest   
Published:   1922
Publisher:L. C. Page and Company
Tags:adventure, Canada, fiction
Description:

Major Tom Ackerley, maddened beyond reason by his despicable Commanding Officer, knocks him out, and flees in a stolen Air Force Biplane to a remote

clearing where he meets love, danger and ultimately redemption in the Canadian wilderness. [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Roberts, (George Edwards) Theodore Goodridge

Theodore Goodridge Roberts (1877-1953) was a Canadian writer who specialized in adventure and romance. In his early career he worked as a journalist and an editor. He worked for a New York weekly called the Independent which sent him as a special correspondent to cover the Spanish-American War in 1898. He was editor of The Newfoundland Magazine for three years and he experienced much of the area's outport life and culture. He travelled widely and used these experiences to write his books. He came from a literary family including his brother, Charles G.D. Roberts and Bliss Carman, a cousin. (Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature)

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