Northern Light

Paperback $19.50

Sep 06, 2011 | 400 Pages

  • Paperback $19.50

    Sep 06, 2011 | 400 Pages


Arthur Ellis Award for Best Non-Fiction FINALIST 2011


A Globe and Mail Best Book
“Roy MacGregor, one of Canada’s top authors, unravels much of what is arguably the greatest Canadian mystery of all time in his latest book. . . . MacGregor has woven a convincing story.” 
 — Toronto Star
“Part history, part true-crime investigation and part memoir, Northern Light is both scrupulously even-handed and deeply personal. . . . [MacGregor] has crafted a beautifully realized picture of a time and place.”
 — Winnipeg Free Press
“It would be a shame to give too much detail from Northern Light because it is an intriguing, well-crafted piece of work blessed with all the natural elements of a great story: Fame, murder, lost love, shame, money, government deception and a drama played out against one of our country’s most magnificent natural backdrops. What more could a reader ask for?”
 — Ottawa Citizen
“What happened to painter Tom Thomson is the greatest Canadian story never fully told. But now, thanks to Roy MacGregor, it has been.”
 — David M. Shribman, The Globe and Mail (Best Book)
“The author does a masterful job of navigating through this thicket of possibilities, and comes to a conclusion that seems virtually unassailable.”
 — Maclean’s

From the Hardcover edition.

Table Of Contents

One | Tom
Two | Winnie
Three | The North Country
Four | Canoe Lake
Five | War
Six | Spring 1917
Seven | The Search
Eight | The Hand of Winnie Trainor
Nine | The Sealed Casket
Ten | Pointing Fingers
Eleven | Daphne
Twelve | Damage Control
Thirteen | A Child?
Fourteen | Life after Tom
Fifteen | The Dig
Sixteen | Revelation
Seventeen | The Power of Silence
Eighteen | Aftermath
Nineteen | Icon
Twenty | Jimmy’s Truth
Selected bibliography
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From the Hardcover edition.

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