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Jack Miner on Current Topics

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Wild Goose Jack, as he was known, was a considerable figure in Canada in the middle years of the last century. He was allegedly unable to read or write until he was in his thirties because of a very deficient schooling. He helped his father making drains and tiles and became a hunter of considerable skill and reputation. However he had a mid-life crisis which saw him establish a bird sanctuary which became a popular resort. He was a congenial man and his lecture tours were very well attended. He also gave radio talks and published his thoughts. This is one such book full of his naturalist observations.

Ryerson Press Card binding with intact DJ. Many black and white photographs. No marks and good binding.

An interesting early Canadian forebear of Peter Scot.

Item details

Author(s):
Jack Miner
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22.5 x 16 cm approx
Edition:
1929
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
111
Publisher:
Ryerson Press
Title:
Jack Miner on Current Topics

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Wild Goose Jack, as he was known, was a considerable figure in Canada in the middle years of the last century. He was allegedly unable to read or write until he was in his thirties because of a very deficient schooling. He helped his father making drains and tiles and became a hunter of considerable skill and reputation. However he had a mid-life crisis which saw him establish a bird sanctuary which became a popular resort. He was a congenial man and his lecture tours were very well attended. He also gave radio talks and published his thoughts. This is one such book full of his naturalist observations.

Ryerson Press Card binding with intact DJ. Many black and white photographs. No marks and good binding.

An interesting early Canadian forebear of Peter Scot.

Author(s):
Jack Miner
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22.5 x 16 cm approx
Edition:
1929
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
111
Publisher:
Ryerson Press
Title:
Jack Miner on Current Topics

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