Brian Brennan was previously featured on Reading Recommendations in Nov. 2013 and is back now to tell us about the re-publication, in eBook only, of a book that was previously published in 2002 by Fifth House.
Scoundrels and Scallywags (E-book edition)
Alberta has a reputation for attracting and producing characters with little respect for the law and less for public opinion. In this collection of biographies, Brian Brennan profiles some of the flamboyant, eccentric and downright bizarre people who established this tradition.
Adventurers, criminals, eccentrics, rogue politicians and other scandalous types all come to life in the pages of Scoundrels and Scallywags.
Meet Bill Peyto (pictured on the cover), the legendary mountain man who once let a lynx loose in a saloon to see how quickly the drunks could escape. Or Calgary’s notorious prostitute Pearl Miller, who left such an impression with Canadian soldiers in the…
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