Authors & Events
Aug 24, 2010
| 2460 Minutes
Aug 24, 2010 | ISBN 9780307878601
Tontine is a form of gambling – part lottery, part insurance. It begins with the Day the Battle of Waterloo was fought and ends at the closing of the 19th Century.
Thomas B. Costain was born in Brantford, Ontario, in 1885. His first success as a reporter came in 1902, when the Brantford Courier hired him as a reporter. In 1914 Costain started working for the Toronto-based magazine Maclean’s, which eventually led… More about Thomas B. Costain
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