by Bertrand W. Sinclair
Publisher: ManyBooks 1907
Number of pages: 161
The Canadian border furnishes the scene of this tale of Wild West life--primitive, exhilarating, spiced with dangers. Particularly is it a delineation of the character of the Northwest mounted police, sent by the English government to keep order 'in a territory that was a city of refuge for tough people who had played their string out south of the line'.
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