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August 24, 2013

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Edreiling

The Traceys are also part of my family, on my mother's side. I became interested in Daniel Tracey because this hapless fellow, an Irish farmer caught up in the famine of 1815, migrated with his family to find a better life in Canada, only to find himself caught up in the political strugges of Lower Canada and gets involved in the Patriote wars, the 1837 Rebellion. There's never a dull moment in this book, as you follow the stories of all the members of this family who link up with the movers and shakers in the high circles of the old Quebec and Ontario governments.

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