7” x 10”
Paperback / Fiction
Publication Date May 2011
A unique, single-volume historical and cultural compendium which will interest residents and visitors alike. Want to find out where the statues of North America's most significant explorers are? Where British soldiers won a decisive victory in the War of 1812? Where you can swim with a polar bear? Where the first Hardy Boys books were written? Where Winnie the Pooh, Grey Owl and Shania Twain lived? Come On Over! features 42 separate articles focusing on over 100 cities, towns, and villages, the Anishinabek and Mushkegowuk First Nations in the region, and shared natural, historical and social features, such as rivers, waterfalls, railways, parks, recreation, fires, food, birds and birding, and early explorers.
Dieter K. Buse and Graeme S. Mount
Professors emeriti of the History Department at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario. Over their careers, they have published many academic books and articles, as well as news features, many on Northeastern Ontario, where they have travelled extensively obtaining information from historians, geographers, and librarians who have researched specific aspects of the area. They are working on their second book about the impact of Northern Ontario in the wartime effort.
“CBC Radio listeners in Northeastern Ontario discovered much about their own backyard when Dieter and Graeme shared their knowledge of the region on Morning North. Now readers can continue that journey of discovery through the pages of this book.”
Markus Schwabe, CBC MORNING NORTH