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|[an error occurred while processing this directive]|Author: HELLENS, ALEXANDER DANIEL. Title: Memoirs of a Miner.
Description: Toronto, Lifestories. 1989. Hard Cover with dust jacket. 156 pp, large 8vo (9 1/8" H), medium brown cloth with silver lettering on spine and front board, silver border and motif on front board. B&w photographs. WARMLY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE HALF-TITLE PAGE TO A FRIEND WHO IS MENTIONED AND PICTURED IN THE BOOK. Reminiscences of growing up in Northern Ontario and a career in mining. Contents: The Early Years; School Days; Becoming a Working Stiff; My Years at Michigan Tech; A Mining Engineer - At Last!; In the Service of King George VI; The Post-war Years; Discovery of the Cobalt Lode Mine; Birth of a Mining Company; Setting Up Shop in Toronto; Arctic Diaries; Reflections. Tiny light stain in margin of pages 32 & 33, small area of waviness at fore-edge of approx, pages 43 to 54. Very Good+/No Jacket - (as issued). Inscribed By Author.
Keywords: Miners, Mining, Cobalt, Northern Ontario, Personal Reminiscences, Michigan Tech, Lode Mine, Arctic, Kerr Lake, Childhood, Family Life, Arntfield, Kirkland Lake, Noranda, Petawawa, World War Ii, Second, Haileybury, Prospecting, Venezuela, Baffin Island, Bi
Price: US$ 50.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 20836
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