Bandits & Renegades: Historical True Crime Stories by Edward Butts, Peter Vronsky PhD, RJ Parker PhD, Aeternum

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By Edward Butts, Peter Vronsky PhD, RJ Parker PhD, Aeternum Designs

Historic Canada is frequently regarded as uninteresting and peaceable in comparison to the 'Wild West' of the USA, yet Edward Butts finds that 'Wild North' Canada had its personal percentage of homicide and mayhem, pirates, terrorists and gunslingers.
True tales contained in the Book
Patty Cannon: satan lady Eddie Guerin
The guy From Devil's Island Clan-na-Gael
Attack at the Welland Canal Henry Wagner
Pirate of the Georgia Strait outdated Creepy
The Saga of Alvin Karpis Georges Lemay
Tunnel Man
Some Canadian-born criminals even made their strategy to the us, like nineteenth century girl serial killer and slave broker Patty "Devil girl" Cannon who abducted unfastened African american citizens for the slave alternate or Depression-era 'Public Enemy' financial institution robber Alvin "Creepy" Karpis from the Ma Barker Gang.
Bandits & Renegades exhibits us the hidden darkish part of Canada's past.

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It didn’t matter if a kidnapped individual had documents that proved he or she was legally free; the kidnappers and slave dealers would laugh at such papers and then toss them into the fireplace. A victim who persisted in claiming to be free would be whipped into silence and submission. C. and Norfolk, Virginia. Others loaded their prisoners into ships for a voyage to Mobile, Alabama, or New Orleans. Whatever their destination, once the prisoners were placed on the auction block and sold, “freedom” was only a memory.

As a member of Depression-era America’s Barker Gang, Canadian-born gunman Alvin Karpis was certainly a high profile criminal. After his release from a long prison term, he again became a publicized figure thanks to biographical books on which he collaborated (separately) with authors Bill Trent and Robert Livesey. But since that time, even though American true crime buffs are familiar with Karpis’s outlaw career, his name is not widely recognized in Canada. From the time of Georges Lemay’s masterminding of a major bank burglary in 1961, until his imprisonment in 1969, Lemay’s name was often on the front pages of the newspapers.

Neal was a Delaware officer who couldn’t arrest Patty while she was in Maryland. Wilson was a Maryland officer who couldn’t arrest Patty for an alleged crime committed in Delaware. The two officers came up with a plan. Wilson entered the tavern, as though he had just stopped in for a drink, and engaged Patty in conversation. Always happy to gossip with the customers, Patty suspected nothing when Wilson said he had to be going, and invited Patty to walk a little way with him and continue their discussion.

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