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Rowing the Grand By David Menary
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Canadian rower Bill Ingraham faced an almost insurmountable challenge when he qualified for the World Masters Rowing Championships. He had lost his father on the eve of the competition, and he almost... More > withdrew. But in the end, he decided to row, to honour his late father. In the process, he proved to himself, and to all those who hold impossible dreams that the will to win, and the will to compete are strong forces.< Less
The River and the Railroad (First Edition) By David Menary
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Published by Blue River Press (2010), this highlights the adventures of two boys, set in the small Canadian town of New Thunder in 1913. Determined to run away by hopping the train like their friend... More > Hobo Willy, their goal is to head west to the Rocky Mountains, or south to Florida. Before they leave, they get involved as witnesses to a murder, and this sets in motion a perilous chain of events. “The book is really about two boys growing up in a small southern Ontario town,” says Menary, “and as such, it will remind readers of the little triumphs and tragedies we all experience in youth. So much of the book is infused with my own childhood and this, ultimately, is not so different from the experiences of most others. I hope this book will give people moments they can recognize, remember and treasure. It's a reflection of a time and place that has come and gone, but the little pieces of time captured in The River and the Railroad are universal.”< Less
The River and the Railroad - 2nd Edition May 2013 By David Menary
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It was 1913. For Skiff and Owen, both born at the beginning of the 20th century, it was a coming of age year. It was also the year of the Blue Tawny River, the hobo trains and a special place west... More > of town known as Barrie's Cut. Join Skiff, Owen, Hobo Willy and a series of other memorable characters as they make their way through an unforgettable year in New Thunder.< Less
The River and the Railroad (3rd Edition Paperback) By David Menary
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Published by Blue River Press (2010), The River and the Railroad highlights the adventures of two boys, set in the small Canadian town of New Thunder in 1913. Determined to run away by hopping the... More > train like their friend Hobo Willy, their goal is to head west to the Rocky Mountains, or south to Florida. Before they leave, they get involved as witnesses to a murder, and this sets in motion a perilous chain of events. “The book is really about two boys growing up in a small southern Ontario town,” says Menary, “and as such, it will remind readers of the little triumphs and tragedies we all experience in youth. So much of the book is infused with my own childhood and this, ultimately, is not so different from the experiences of most others. I hope this book will give people moments they can recognize, remember and treasure. It's a reflection of a time and place that has come and gone, but the little pieces of time captured in The River and the Railroad are universal.”< Less
Galt's James Herbert Cranston By David Menary
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The biography of Canadian newspaperman James Herbert Cranston. Cranston was editor of the Star Weekly in its early days. He is credited with hiring Ernest Hemingway in the early 1920s, and also hired... More > former Presbyterian minister and novelist R.E. Knowles.< Less
Grand River Stories By David Menary
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Stories about the Grand River and the people who have grown up with the river: a world champion oarsman; a star athlete out for a swim in the summer of 1928; a young hockey player who fell through a... More > hole in the ice, and more.< Less

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