Lily's Story

Lily s Story Lily s Story tells the tale of a remarkable pioneer woman born in the backwoods of Lambton County Ontario in Lily s struggle to survive and grow and discover her place in the scheme of things i

  • Title: Lily's Story
  • Author: Don Gutteridge
  • ISBN: 9780991679898
  • Page: 170
  • Format: ebook
  • Lily s Story tells the tale of a remarkable pioneer woman, born in the backwoods of Lambton County, Ontario in 1840 Lily s struggle to survive and grow and discover her place in the scheme of things is complicated not only by the ordinary travail of frontier living, but by the impact of historical events themselves the railway rivalries of the 1860s and 70s, the accidentLily s Story tells the tale of a remarkable pioneer woman, born in the backwoods of Lambton County, Ontario in 1840 Lily s struggle to survive and grow and discover her place in the scheme of things is complicated not only by the ordinary travail of frontier living, but by the impact of historical events themselves the railway rivalries of the 1860s and 70s, the accidental discovery of oil at Petrolia, the grand tour of the Prince of Wales in 1860, the Underground Railroad ferrying liberated slaves to safety in Canada, the Riel Rebellions, the Great War and the influenza pandemic that followed it During her long life, Lily witnesses the birth of a nation, and the founding and rise of her home village of Point Edward Lily s Story is part history and part fable, replete with historical personages and a bizarre gallery of local characters It is ultimately a story of survival and loss, about aging and the changes it brings, and about the role of memory itself.This engrossing historical novel comes from the author of the acclaimed Rebellion Mysteries, starring Marc Edwards Turncoat, Solemn Vows, Vital Secrets, Dubious Allegiance, and Bloody Relations.

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