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River of grit

Rick Boychuk

River of grit

six months on the line at Suncor, Ft. McMurray, Alberta, 1986

by Rick Boychuk

  • 242 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Duval House Publishing in Edmonton, Alta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Energy and Chemical Workers Union.,
  • Great Canadian Oil Sands Limited Strike, 1986.,
  • Strikes and lockouts -- Oil sands industry -- Alberta.,
  • Oil sands industry -- Alberta.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRick Boychuk.
    SeriesRank & file series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD5329.P42 1986 A42 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination152 p. :
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15180279M
    ISBN 101895850487

    A marshall who has true grit, in order to vanquish not only Chaney, but also the group of outlaws he has connected with, led by the notorious bandit Ned Pepper (Robert Duvall) and including Moon (Dennis Hopper) and Quincy (Jeremy Slate). CLEARANCE ITEM. PREVIOUS RETAIL PRICE WAS $ AVAILABLE ONLY WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! Ingeborg and Haakan Bjorklund realize their dreams won't come true without a struggle. When Haakan goes out of town, leaving the fields idle, Ingebord frets over work yet to be done. Fearing an early change of seasons, she takes matters into her own hands.

    Summary: /grɪt/ noun: 1. small, loose particles of stone or sand; a major constituent of riverbeds 2. courage and resolve; strength of character. verb: 1. 'to grit' (the teeth), in order to keep one's resolve when faced with an unpleasant or painful duty. Goodnight and Billy have been on the road together for three years and things have never felt more comfortable. Mattie is sick when she wakes up the next morning. Thankfully, Mrs. Floyd takes care of her and gives her a medication called “Dr. Underwood’s Bile Activator,” which has a relaxing effect. For the next two days, she stays in bed, reading to Grandma Turner as they both take the Bile Activator. In one particular book, Mattie reads about a young British girl who can’t decide between two men.

    Now might be a good time to flip to the front of your book and check on that title, because we're talking grit. First, Mattie waits for them on the ferry—and they have her remove. Then she rides Blackie across the river into Indian Territory. She sees Rooster and LaBoeuf and . The information about Grit shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the reviews.


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