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Timmins: The Porcupine Country
     

Timmins: The Porcupine Country

by Michael Barnes
 
This is the story of the winners and the losers in the scramble to find gold in Northern Ontario in the early 1900s. In these pages we meet Noah Timmins, who gambled with one fortune and made two others; Fred Schumacher, who always doubled his price if a deal didn't go through the first time; Roy Thomson, who use to gall and drive to turn debt and junk into a media

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This is the story of the winners and the losers in the scramble to find gold in Northern Ontario in the early 1900s. In these pages we meet Noah Timmins, who gambled with one fortune and made two others; Fred Schumacher, who always doubled his price if a deal didn't go through the first time; Roy Thomson, who use to gall and drive to turn debt and junk into a media empire; and Joe Hirshorn, who promised to develop a mine when the alternative was to be thrown out of a window.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550460506
Publisher:
Boston Mills Press
Publication date:
09/01/1991
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
10.75(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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Michael Barnes

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