Ghost Road: and other forgotten stories of Windsor by Marty GervaisGhost Road: and other forgotten stories of Windsor by Marty Gervais

Ghost Road: and other forgotten stories of Windsor

byMarty Gervais

Hardcover | October 16, 2012

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The tales in this book have remained hidden. First there's the story of renegade Indian guide Simon Girty, called "the white savage," who was despised by the Americans during the Revolutionary War and nearly murdered by Joseph Brant. There's the story of Tecumseh's mysterious burial. There's what happened when industrialist Hiram Walker tried to sell a cow, and was embroiled in a court battle taught to this day in American law schools; there's Lincoln's one visit to Windsor; there's a gun-slinging Chatham mail coach, a wrestler who chewed light bulbs in public, and a freak electrocution that killed a young man en route to the NHL. Weird, wonderful, told by the city's most popular historian, The Other Side of My Town is Windsor like you've never seen it before.
Marty Gervais is an award-winning journalist, photographer, poet, playwright, historian, editor and teacher. In 1998, he won the prestigious Toronto's Harbourfront Festival Prize for his contributions to Canadian letters and to emerging writers. In 1996, he was awarded the Milton Acorn People's Poetry Award for his book, Tearing Into A...
Title:Ghost Road: and other forgotten stories of WindsorFormat:HardcoverDimensions:200 pages, 9.3 × 8.8 × 0.6 inPublished:October 16, 2012Publisher:BiblioasisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927428254

ISBN - 13:9781927428252