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Rebels, Royalists and Railroaders

Written by
Bill Smallwood

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386 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888873385
$19.95 CA

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About the Book    Rebels, Royalists and Railroaders is the sixth book in the Canadian historical adventure series Abuse of Power by Bill Smallwood.

The Story: Differences of opinion rend the fabric of a family in 1770´s where one man raises his sons to support the English King´s Party while his cousin raises a regiment to fight the British soldiers in America.

In the next century, the New Brunswick branch of the family suffers differing opinions on virtually everthing:

1870. "We are not vassals to a backwoods capital. How long will let Canada such us dry, destroy our beloved Country?"

1890. "People who live by the sea know that the Empire is important. They see the seas as the road joining all parts of the Empire - keeping it together. They sail their beautiful ships on those roads."

1890. "We build railroads. We drive our big, beautiful steam engines along the island roads, joining all the parts Canada."

See how they resolve their differences and create a country.

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About the Author Bill Smallwood
Bill Smallwood, from Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, studied history and political science at the Royal Military College in Kingston. After retiring from the Department of National Defence, he began an adventure series about Canadian history. Borealis is publishing this Abuse of Power series. Volume 1, "The Acadians: 1749 to 1757" (2004), Volume 2, "The Colonials and the Acadians: 1757 to 1761" (2004), Volume 3, "Crooked Paths: 1755 to 1862 (2005), and Volume 4 "The Planters: 1761 to 1921" (2005).

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