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Mad Bomber of Parliament Hill

Written by
James A. Fontana

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288 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888872807
$19.95 CA

288 pages, Hardcover
ISBN: 9780888873040
$36.95 CA

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About the Book    The events described here are true. They took place in 1966. Memories fade however, and sources are lost, so the events must be reconstructed from police reports, court records, Hansard reports and recollections. The facts have been collated, analysed, selected, and finally, dramatized. But the sequences and events are accurate, as are Paul Chartier´s writings, quoted exactly as he wrote them.

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About the Author James A. Fontana

James Fontana was born in 1938 in Fort Frances, Ontario, where he grew up within a fifteen-minute walk to the river where the great La Vérendrye's expedition passed with his huge, heavily loaded freighter canoes numerous times.

His interest in writing was instilled by the nuns at St. Mary's, the teaching personnel at Fort Frances High. It developed further at St. Michael's College, University of Toronto, where he attained his BA. James then studied law at University of Ottawa, being called to the Bar of Ontario in 1966. After thirty years on the bench - four years as an Assistant Crown Attorney, twenty years with a private practice, and six years as a Judge of the Ontario Court of Justice - he retired in 2014.

In retirement he has returned to writing for the sheer enjoyment and has produced over seven books. He lives with his wife, Margaret, and their little dog, Reggi. His crime novels include "No Cause of Death" (1994) and "The Mad Bomber of Parliament Hill" (2005, Borealis).

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