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Soldier Boys

Author: David Richards
ISBN: 9781895449068 Categories: Juvenile Fiction, Historical, Military & Wars
Publication Date: 19 August, 1993
Dimensions: 4.32 x 7.05"

If you enjoy a mixture of history and fiction, this account of the Battle of Fish Creek is for you.

Soldier Boys is a novel which transforms the Northwest Rebellion from a history lesson into a human drama.” NeWest Review.

About the Author

DAVID RICHARDS’ education at the Royal Military College in Kingston and his experience as a member of the Canadian Army for six years provided him with the perfect background to explore his fictional territories. First there was Soldier Boys (Thistledown Press, 1993) that transformed the Northwest Rebellion from a “history lesson into a human drama.” Next came Lady at Batoche (Thistledown Press, 1999) that rewrote the Gabriel Dumont/ Louis Riel mythology and won a Saskatchewan Book Award. In 2007, The Plough’s Share vividly encompassed late nineteenth century England, the Boer War, and Canada’s Barr Colonist experience. In The Source of Light (2011) Richards focuses his attention, research and storytell;ing on science and technology. David Richards lives in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan for part of the year and Tahsis, a beautiful ocean village on the west coast of Vancouver Island, for the rest of the year.

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