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Robert Belanger

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Unbelievable dedication

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2020-02-12

What an amazing account of one man's steadfast dedication to serve and honor his country.

Sadistic Mom

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2020-02-09

The book is captivating. The events are shocking and cruel. It will leave you angry and on edge.

Surviving WWII in Alaska/Yukon

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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2020-02-04

Great story of endurance in sub-zero temperatures. The story tells the background of all involved.

Remarkable story of strength

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2020-01-26

Very sad story recounted by a rock of a husband. His ability to stay strong when feeling helpless is truly impressive

Too Long

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2020-01-22

You definitely feel for NEP. His losses are truly sad. The story of his motorcycle treks across Canada, the US and Mexico to heal himself sounds magical, and it probably was. But it's repetitive. It's like that Facebook friend who keeps posting pictures of their food. Only you have to hear each road traveled, each hotel stayed at, each food and drink consumed.... Uh. Gimme the adventure, not the menu.

Strange Goals

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2020-01-15

The NHL has seen some highs, lows and odd ball shows. McIndoe describes some the NHL's most peculiar and/cherished stories that most may not know or remember. A great account of the ever-evolving National Hockey League.

A lot of stereotype

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4 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2020-01-08

Good story. The thick, stereotypical accent takes getting used to. Loved the Northern Ontario references.

Find an alone place...

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-11-18

What a great story. Fascinating account of a man willfully living in the forest, alone and without contact for multiple decades.

T & T are tugging away...

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-11-07

...at your Canadian heart strings. This book left me wanting to discover more of Canada's nook and crannies. Lots of throw-backs and memory lane pulls from Canadiana (Today's Special, Beachcombers, Canadian Tire ads, The Stampeeders, etc). The stories from their careers were dynamite as well. Torrens is the Torrens you know and love from TV, but Taggart is the "Bahd" that you hung out with since childhood, puffin' darts behind the school. Hard to picture he was the drummer of OLP. If Taggs reads this: You mentioned playing Backstreets with The Tea Party in MTL. You also played Backstreets in Sudbury, also with The Tea Party but on Canada Day in 1996 >> Molson Blind Date! How's that for a pull, bahd?

Canadian history told through 3 people

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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-11-03

I liked the story and its intertwined references to Canada's history.
I did role my eyes more than once and mock the Over... Dramatic... Reading...