The outlaw of Megantic. by Bernard Epps

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Published by McClelland and Stewart in Toronto .

Written in English

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  • Québec (Province)


  • Morrison, Donald -- Fiction.,
  • Criminals -- Fiction.,
  • Québec (Province) -- Fiction.

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LC ClassificationsPZ4.E6417 Ou, PR9199.3 Ou
The Physical Object
Pagination157 p.
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5106192M
ISBN 100771031017
LC Control Number74178524

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[Clarke Wallace] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>. Donald Morrison was born in the town of Megantic Quebec to parents who had emigrated from Lewis in search of a better life.

However, the life awaiting them was full of difficulty. When he came of age, Donald headed west and worked as a cowboy, sending money to his parents to pay off the debt on their homestead.

Donald Morrison was born to Scottish immigrants Murdo and Sophia Morrison, who settled in the Eastern Townships of Quebec in Donald, the youngest of their five sons, became known as the Megantic Outlaw while defending the family homestead from dishonest money lenders.

He shot Constable Warren in self-defence in the streets of Lac Megantic. Bernard Epps is the author of The Outlaw Of Megantic ( avg rating, 8 ratings, 0 reviews, published )4/5(8). The Outlaw of Megantic.

(A Gun Duel Begins One of Canada's Longest Manhunts and A Fight Against Injustice) Hardcover – Jan. 1 by Bernard Epps (Author) out of 5 stars 1 ratingReviews: 1. It turns out Donald Morrison (The Megantic Outlaw) wasn’t the only Scotsman from the Townships known to run from the law.

In an effort to keep the history of the Scottish community in the Townships alive, here is the story of another famous Scotsman named John Sims. In this book Martin Robin tells seven remarkable and fascinating stories of Canadian badmen.

All were heroes--or villains--in their time, and they remain popular legends today. The stories describe figures such as Bill Miner, the charming train robber who regularly held up the CPR; Donald Morrison, the Megantic Outlaw, who eluded capture for months after being shooting a constable sent to.

How the Morrison Defence League, a group of sympathetic townspeople, protected "the Megantic Outlaw" for over a year and made the fugitive into a living folk hero. And how the authorities, embarrassed by their own ineptitude, stooped to more and more desperate means to.

The outlaw of Megantic by Bernard Epps. First published in 3 editions — 1 previewable Not in Library. Not in Library. Subjects Accessible book, Protected DAISY, Authors, Canadian (English), Biography, Criminals, Fiction, Finance, Foreign exchange, History.

Places. The Outlaw of Megantic has sold ab copies across Canada. To date, the Epps collection includes most of the original manu-scripts of his book-length works, both published and unpublished; copies of his stories, articles, columns, letters to the editor, and prose poems that appeared in a wide variety of journals, magazines, and.

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The dramatic feature film dealt with Donald Morrison, a. Join Quarter Century Theatre (QCT) for the world premiere of The Megantic Outlaw, a brand new original play about the incredible life of Canadian freedom fighter Donald Morrison. Based on true events, The Megantic Outlaw is a compelling drama that celebrates the legacy of a Canadian folk hero that the history books left behind.

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They are calm and serene, and just a little sad. They invite to rest, and their calm strength and deep silence are a powerful rebuke to passion. The Megantic Outlaw: A Gaelic Legend (Ridge Records) FOLK. Calum Martin is better known for leading the Lewis Gaelic Psalm Singers these.

The True Story of the Megantic Outlaw. A young Canadian-born Scot, had gone west in the early s to pack a six-gun while riding the long cattle drives coming north from Texas.

Ironically, he returns to find himself in a western-style gunfight on the main street of Megantic in the Eastern townships of Quebec. The Megantic Outlaw () Plot. Showing all 1 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Summaries.

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Outlawry, act of putting a person beyond the protection of the law for his refusal to become amenable to the court having legal jurisdiction.

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Wanted: Donald Morrison, the true story of the Megantic Outlaw (Toronto, Doubleday, ), p. Whyte () Whyte, Donald. Dictionary of Scottish emigrants to Canada before confederation (Toronto, Ontario Genealogical Society, ), p.

FOOTNOTES. Roy said the library housed one of the most extensive collections of documents about Canadian outlaw Donald Morrison, who was involved in a blaze in Lac-Megantic in that triggered a year-long manhunt and then a gun battle in the heart of the town.

The Library and National Archives of Quebec says the loss of the Lac-Megantic archives is huge.The tragedy of the train wreck and oil fire in Lac-Mégantic, Québec is, first and foremost, a human one, with close to 50 people killed and the homes and businesses of many survivors destroyed.

But a smaller tragedy has also come to light, one that should give pause to libraries and the institutions (academic and political) that sponsor them.Kenneth Oppel is a Canadian writer. He is known for his fiction books for children, young adults, picture books, and screenplays.

His notable publications include Matt Cruse series and the Silverwing Saga.

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