Outlaws & Lawmen of Western Canada, Volume 2

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Heritage House Publishing Co, 2006 - History - 128 pages
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Dramatic crimes in western Canada are detailed, including the stories of Jess Williams, in 1884 the first man hanged in Calgary; Almighty Voice, whose murder of a policeman in 1895 caused six other deaths; BC's Henry Wagner, hanged so quickly that he set a world record; and many others. The book includes 80 photographs and maps.

 

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Heritage House Publishing Company began telling Canada's stories three decades ago. Its first book, Wagon Road North , helped to put British Columbia on the world's literary map and remains one of B.C.'s five all-time bestsellers with over 140,000 copies in print. Many Heritage books celebrate the pioneer spirit and colourful history of western Canada. We also publish recreational guides, nature books, and an assortment of special-interest titles. If this is your first encounter with Heritage House, you've just struck gold!

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