It S Spring, In The Nickel Capital Of The World Nineteen Year Old Jake McCool Is About To Undergo A Rite Of Passage His First Shift Underground In A Hard Rock Mine But The Cold War Is At Its Height, And Jake Is Also About To Become A Reluctant Participant In A Bitter Interunion Battle Fueled By The Global Struggle Between Two Ideologies In The Wake Of The Second World War So Is His Girlfriend, Jo Ann Winters Together The Couple Are Swept Up In A Web Of Intrigue At Its Center Is A Terrible Secret That Will Haunt Their Relationship For The Rest Of Their Lives, As Their Hometown Becomes Not Only One Of The World S Greatest Hard Rock Mining Centers, But Also The Epicenter Of The Cold War In North America In This Fast Paced Novel Set Against The Little Known Historical Backdrop Of A True Life Battle That Included Vicious Beatings, Riots, And Worse, Author Mick Lowe Posits A Provocative Premise That The US Government Sponsored A Ruthless Covert Operation To Destabilize A Strategic Community In The Heartland Of Its Closest Ally, Canada This book is a must read It tells a story that has been taboo for years A great Canadian Cold War novel. Truly a work of fiction in the spirit of Upton Sinclair. Wow, Mick Lowe You ve created a fascinating page turner I nearly devoured the book in entire sitting Well done As a Sudbury resident, I appreciate what you ve done. A great look into Sudbury s past It s time someone wrote this story Much research was done in the writing of this novel, which showed in the details in the story Only downside is that the research overtook the story and characters in some places Can t wait to read the next volume Must read for all Sudburians.
Mick Lowe is an award winning journalist, author and writer, whose work has appeared in a diverse range of Canadian publications, including the The Globe and Mail, the Financial Post Magazine, and Northern Ontario Business.On May 1st, 2008, Mick suffered a massive stroke that left him disabled paralyzed on his left side, and confined to a wheelchair Despite intensive rehabilitation therapy, the
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