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   Boondoggles, Bonanzas and Other Alberta Stories

Boondoggles, Bonanzas and Other Alberta Stories

Author: Brennan, Brian Set In . . .
 North America, Canada, Alberta
Genre: Historical
Time Frame: 20th Century
Published: 2003
Description: In his most recent best-seller, Scoundrels and Scallywags, Brian?Brennan introduced us to Albertans who dared to be different.?Now, in Boondoggles, Bonanzas, and Other Alberta Stories Brennan?turns his sights to erstwhile events, both good and bad, that have?engaged the attention of Albertans over the years.?Brennan roams across the sweep of Alberta history, retelling a?wide range of stories for a new generation. From front-page news?items (the Frank Slide and Leduc oil discovery) to lesser-known?events (the Lonely Bachelors of “Dinosaur Valley” and the Rainmaker?of Medicine Hat), Brennan chronicles some of the fantastic boondoggles?and bonanzas that have helped forge the Alberta story.?Always entertaining and often surprising, Boondoggles, Bonanzas,?and Other Alberta Stories—Brennan’s fifth book—celebrates the ups?and downs, successes and scams of Canada’s most vibrant and ?independent province.
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