The Death of Albert Johnson: Mad Trapper of Rat River

May 1, 1986|
The Death of Albert Johnson: Mad Trapper of Rat River by F.w. Anderson
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Albert Johnson was a loner, a deadly shot, who in 1932 triggered a gruelling manhunt that has become an Arctic legend. For over six weeks, amid blizzards and numbing cold, he eluded a posse of trappers, First Nations and RCMP, who for the very first time used a two-way radio and an airplane in their search.

Johnson was involved in four shoot-outs, killing one policeman and gravely wounding two other men before being shot to death. Over a half-century later, an intriguing mystery remains: Who was Albert Johnson?

Born in Brandon, Manitoba, in 1919, Frank W. Anderson was orphaned at 18 months and grew up in foster homes, reform schools and jails. At age 16, he was convicted of killing a prison guard and was sentenced to death. This was commuted to life and he spent the next 15 years in a penitentiary. There he completed his high school education...
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Title:The Death of Albert Johnson: Mad Trapper of Rat RiverFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:96 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.31 inShipping dimensions:96 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.31 inPublished:1 mai 1986Publisher:Heritage House PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1894384032

ISBN - 13:9781894384032

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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