The Search for Almighty Voice

by Shrimpton, Tiffany | History |
ISBN: 0921969317 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingNorthernLightswing of Erlangen, Bayern Germany on 7/27/2012
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Journal Entry 1 by wingNorthernLightswing from Erlangen, Bayern Germany on Friday, July 27, 2012
a tragic story from Canada's past

Journal Entry 2 by wingNorthernLightswing at Fringe Festival in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada on Friday, July 27, 2012

Released 6 yrs ago (7/27/2012 UTC) at Fringe Festival in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada

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Fringe Festival Release Party

Journal Entry 3 by winggypsysmomwing at Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada on Sunday, July 29, 2012
Thanks NorthernLights for this little gem. I've heard of Almighty Voice but I don't know the full story. I look forward to reading this.

It was great to meet you in person at last. Thanks for stopping by Winnipeg and good luck on the rest of your journey.

Journal Entry 4 by winggypsysmomwing at Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada on Monday, July 30, 2012
Well that didn't take long. I finished the book yesterday as a violent thunderstorm hit the city. I couldn't help but wonder if Almighty Voice was making his presence known.

It was good to learn more about this tragedy that resulted in the deaths of Almighty Voice and his two companions and at least 4 of his pursuers. It seems like at any point this result could have been averted. It was after all only a cow that had been killed and the ownership of it was in dispute.

I couldn't help but notice that one of the NWMP constables who was killed had the same last name as my grandfather. My grandfather was born in 1885 but he did have older brothers and probably also uncles and cousins. I don't recall my grandfather ever saying anything about Almighty Voice but families didn't keep in close touch in those days. I'm going to do a little digging to see if there is any connection.

I'll take this book to the next Winnipeg BookCrossing meetup. I think Pooker3 might be interested in it.

Journal Entry 5 by winggypsysmomwing at Park Theatre & Movie Cafe in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada on Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Released 6 yrs ago (8/16/2012 UTC) at Park Theatre & Movie Cafe in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada

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I'll take this to the meet-up tonight. If no-one wants it (like Pooker3 for instance) you can find it on the OBCZ shelf.

Journal Entry 6 by Pooker3 at Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada on Thursday, August 16, 2012
Gypsysmom brought this little book to our August meeting, saying she thought I might be interested. You bet I was. I took it home and read it that night! I might have read it too quickly because I became confused at times as to what exactly had happened at various spots in this man hunt, especially when it came to the police and other citizens who became involved in bringing Almighty Voice "to justice". However, that's not entirely surprising given that the author has relied on a number of different sources whose memories and accounts of the event often differ.

My paternal grandparents, born in the 1880s would have recently arrived in Canada, and so would have just been children when this was all happening in 1895. I remember as a young woman chastising my grandfather for some of the racist things he would say. My grandfather was quite open to changing his attitudes and did. But in reading books such as these, I realize how much our world has changed from the horse and buggy days in, really, a very short time.

Thanks NorthernLights and gypsysmom for the chance to read this interesting and tragic story.

Journal Entry 7 by Pooker3 at Little Free Library #2873 in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada on Sunday, September 23, 2012

Released 6 yrs ago (9/23/2012 UTC) at Little Free Library #2873 in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada

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On opening day of Little Free Library #2873 located at 3354 Assiniboine Avenue in Winnipeg.

To the finder of this book:
Welcome to the wonderful and wacky world of BookCrossing! Here you'll find a unique and worldwide community of book lovers sharing their books. This book is now yours! Read it, enjoy it. Keep it or pass it on to someone you know or even release it back into the wild as I did. If you make a journal entry (either anonymously or as a BookCrossing member) all previous readers of this book will be notified by e-mail and can follow this book on its travels. BookCrossing is free to join, completely confidential (you are known only by your screen name and no one is ever given your email address) and it's a whole lot of fun!

Journal Entry 8 by Pooker3 at Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada on Monday, June 24, 2013
This book enjoyed a long run at LFL #2873. It was gone for long stretches of time, but always managed to show up again until I took it out of the library last month intending to give it a new adventure with the Canada Day release challenge. Just how wise that was remains to be seen, but it did have a rather unfortunate brush with the trash can!

I decided to release this book to the tourist information racks in cityplace shopping centre. I did that. As it's a small slim book it fits the rack and displays quite nicely. I was quite happy with the release until I came back to see right then and there, maybe five paces from me, a man take it from the shelf and toss it into the garbage! Yipes! As he was standing there I marched right in front of him and rescued it from the trashcan and just kept walking without a word. I hope he thinks that he missed out on some valuable treasure. Which of course he did!

That is the first time in all my 8 years of BookCrossing over 2000 books that I've ever known one of my books to hit the trash. Luckily it didn't stay there. I found another spot for it. :)

Journal Entry 9 by Pooker3 at Delta Hotel - 350 St. Mary in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada on Monday, June 24, 2013

Released 6 yrs ago (6/24/2013 UTC) at Delta Hotel - 350 St. Mary in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada

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I left the book in the Winnipeg Metro free newspaper box at the front door of the hotel.

This book was released for the 2013 Canada Day release challenge that is running from June 22 to July 1st in celebration of Canadian books and authors. Read Canadian books!

To the finder of this book:

I hope you enjoy this wonderful book by a Canadian author as much as I did. Happy Canada Day on July 1!

Welcome, also, to the wonderful and wacky world of BookCrossing! Here you'll find a unique and worldwide community of book lovers sharing their books. This book is now yours! Read it, enjoy it. Keep it or pass it on to someone you know, return it to any Little Free Library or even release it into the wild. It is all up to you.

If you make a journal entry (you can do it anonymously or as a BookCrossing member) all previous readers of this book will be notified by e-mail and can follow this book on its travels. BookCrossing is free to join, completely confidential (you are known only by your screen name and no one is ever given your email address) and it's a whole lot of fun!

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