Update: The book is out May 12!
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Where can we see statues of some of the most significant North American explorers, the people who blazed the trails into the interior of
This and other important information appears in the soon-to-be released book, Come on Over: Northeastern Ontario A-Z. The authors, Dieter K. Buse and Graeme S. Mount, are retired Professors from the Laurentian University Department of History, both of whom have spent two thirds of their lives within the region. In addition to defining all the communities and their interesting history, they provide information on recreation, the area’s natural beauty, including parks and waterfalls and all special aspects. An attempt has been made to provide descriptions and information about what defines northeastern communities. Come on over serves long-time residents, educators and tourists, in a form so compact that it can fit into a glove compartment.
Shania Twain rightly sings Come on over (Jessica Simpson, Kym
Marsh, Christina Aguilara use same title)
Get a life--get a grip
Get away somewhere, take a trip
Come on over--come on in
Come on Over also includes anecdotes provided by CBC listeners, people who know their own communities. The authors will be on CBC's Morning North from September to November talking about northeastern communities and collecting stories. We hope the book will include museums, cultural events, and sporting activities, which are surprisingly diverse and extensive. Readers will find novel and reliable information, as well as insights into the region’s special places and traits.