100 More Canadian Heroines

100 More Canadian Heroines

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Following the bestselling 100 Canadian Heroines, Merna Forster presents 100 more stories of amazing women who changed our country. In this second installment of the bestselling Canadian Heroines series, author Merna Forster brings together 100 more incredible stories of great characters and wonderful images. Meet famous and forgotten women in fields such as science, sport, politics, war and peace, and arts and entertainment, including the original Degrassi kids, Captain Kool, hockey star Hilda Ranscombe, and the woman dubbed qthe atomic mosquito.q This book is full of amazing facts and trivia about extraordinary women. Youa€™ll learn about Second World War heroine Joan Fletcher Bamford, who rescued 2, 000 Dutch captives from a prison camp in a Sumatran jungle while commanding 70 Japanese soldiers. Hilwie Hamdon was the woman behind the building of Canadaa€™s first mosque, and Frances Gertrude McGill was the crime fighter named the qSherlock Holmes of Saskatchewan.q Read on and discover 100 more Canadian heroines and how theya€™ve changed our country.... and accepted the only job she could find: interior decorating for Eatona#39;s. Esther returned to Edmonton to find more challenging employment. She tried to register with the Alberta Association of Architects, but the organization quickly changedanbsp;...

Title:100 More Canadian Heroines
Author: Merna Forster
Publisher:Dundurn - 2011-09-07

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