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Notorious Ontario: Outlaws, Criminals & Gangsters

Category: Book
By (author): Da Silva, Maria
By (author): Hind, Andrew
Subject:  HISTORY / Canada / General
  TRUE CRIME / Murder / General
  WEIRD / True Crime
Publisher: Lone Pine Publishing
Published: May 2014
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 8.25in x 5.25in x 0.85in
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$ 18.95
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From The Publisher*Notorious Ontario is a rogue's gallery of killers and robbers, exploring the lives and misdeeds of criminals many of whom have been all but forgotten...until now! From the wild shores of Lake Superior and the woods of Muskoka, to the depths of depression-era Toronto and the bucolic beauty of Niagara, Canada has had its share of villains, and many committed their crimes in Ontario: - For weeks in 1914, Muskoka was beset by fear and violence as Muskoka farmer turned outlaw William "Black Bill" Ruttan spread a reign of terror through the region, initiating a massive manhunt for a vengeful father with a vendetta against his neighbours - On the wild and remote shores of Lake Superior the long arm of the law struggled to reach four brothers - Joseph, Mohawk, Louis and Antoine Moses - who terrorized nearby communities, raping, stealing and murdering as they pleased for more than a decade
Review Quote*Quagmire Press "True Canadian Crime Stories"
Biographical NoteAndrew Hind and Maria Da Silva are freelance writers. who specialize in history and in travel and have a passion for bringing to light little-remembered episodes in history. Together, they have contributed numerous history-related articles to magazine publications. They also conduct guided historical tours, helping people connect with the past in a personal way. Andrew developed a love for history early on, and he hopes, through his writing, to develop a similar passion to others. They have always loved the mystery of the Muskoka region and have wanted to share its stories for a very long time. This is their seventh book.