Strange Days: Amazing Stories from Canada's Wildest Decade

Strange Days Amazing Stories from Canada s Wildest Decade The s were one of the wildest decades in Canada s history a time of frivolous fads shocking crimes and political and social changes that definitively yanked the country out of the th century

  • Title: Strange Days: Amazing Stories from Canada's Wildest Decade
  • Author: Ted Ferguson
  • ISBN: 9781897126820
  • Page: 125
  • Format: Paperback
  • The 1920s were one of the wildest decades in Canada s history, a time of frivolous fads, shocking crimes, and political and social changes that definitively yanked the country out of the 19th century and into the modern age In Strange Days, Ted Ferguson revisits dozens of stories that could only have happened in the 20s tales of serial killers, athletes, con men, cracThe 1920s were one of the wildest decades in Canada s history, a time of frivolous fads, shocking crimes, and political and social changes that definitively yanked the country out of the 19th century and into the modern age In Strange Days, Ted Ferguson revisits dozens of stories that could only have happened in the 20s tales of serial killers, athletes, con men, crackpots, prime ministers, bathing beauties, and all of them nearly too amazing to believe and too entertaining to be forgotten.

    One thought on “Strange Days: Amazing Stories from Canada's Wildest Decade”

    1. I'm surprised I got through this. Maybe it's because each story is mercifully short and unrelated and I kept hoping the next story would be an improvement over the last. Unfortunately it wasn't the case. I didn't find any of the stories particularly amazing or wild. The dreariest example is that of a bunch of ethnic Icelandic hockey players living in the prairies who were discriminated against until the won a hockey tournament and then the weren't discriminated against any more. Or possibly the [...]

    2. Three to five short and snappy stories for each year from 1920 to 1929, most of them we don't learn in history books. It was fun to read some different but interesting tales.My only complaint is that it wasn't edited very well there are tons of typos and grammatical errors.Blog review: teenaintoronto/2011/08

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