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To Wawa with Love

When Tom Douglas’s father returned home after the Second World War, he was forced to move his family from Sault Ste. Marie north to Wawa, where he was the timekeeper at the Helen Mine. … 160 View

Preface

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Briefly discusses the living conditions in the northern mining towns in the 1940s and outlines how the authors family ended up going to one. 3 $0.30 Add
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Oedipus Wrecks a Homecoming

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Discusses the return of his father after the war and how this man was not recognizable as his father 8 $0.80 Add
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Reprieve for an Innocent Man

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The explanation from his Mom about why his father seemed so different and his acceptance of this altered man. Also mentions their move 6 $0.60 Add
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Salute to Sinterville

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His father’s position in the army is mentioned and the skills he had which got him it, talks about his dad’s drinking, their move to Sinterland 7 $0.70 Add
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Wild Goose Chase

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Discusses ways he made money as a kid in order to be able to afford entertainments. Other things about moving from the big city to a northern small town are outlined 7 $0.70 Add
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Lest We Forget

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Outlines traditions in place in Sinterville for Rememberance Day 5 $0.50 Add
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The Magic of Christmas

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Shares his favourite Christmas Memory involving his Mother and a Wawa Garbage Dump and how the community came together 5 $0.50 Add
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Rocky Takes a Fall

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Talks about the cold climate of the small town, the overcrowded elementary school due to a population boom, and the development of a budy system for going to the outhouse at school 8 $0.80 Add
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Doc MacTavish and the Six-Year Molar

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Discusses the dentist that he went to and how the medical attention received was shoddy 4 $0.40 Add
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The Night They Almost Blew Us All to Kingdom Come

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Talks about having to fill the fuel oil for the stove and a night where it exploded 4 $0.40 Add
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Transcontinental removal

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The trip from Vancouver to the internment camp in Angler Ontario ; 5 $0.50 Add
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First weeks at Angler

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Outlines the first few weeks at Angler ; 8 $0.80 Add
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Washed Up At Nine

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Talks about doing grocery orders for the neighbourhood as a method of income as a child 6 $0.60 Add
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Adaptation difficulties

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discusses difficulties he faced in adjusting to Angler, included in it is receiving mail that had been heavily altered so information from home was scarce ; 6 $0.60 Add
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Tommy Got His Gun

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Talks about getting a BB gun for Christmas one year, his father not approving but his mother always interested in seeing her children happy, then his father training him on how to shoot accurately 7 $0.70 Add