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This engaging collection of verse captures the history and experience of the Mounties from the 1800s to the present day. Ranging from humorous to poignant, these poems reflect the moods and adventures of Arctic survivors, plains horsemen, vulnerable trainees and witty veterans. Collectively, they will entertain anyone who has ever been or known a Mountie.
""The long and storied history of Canada's national police force is full of folklore, mythology and good humour, but also, all too often, sadness and tragedy. Ed Kuhn's anthology captures all of those elements.""—J.P.R. (Phil) Murray, Commissioner (Rtd.)
About the Author:
Edgar Arthur Kuhn was born November 7, 1932, on a farm near Bromhead, Saskatchewan. His family moved to a farm south of Midale, Saskatchewan, where he grew up and graduated from high school. He joined the RCMP in August l952 and was given regimental number 17871. He subsequently served 6 years in British Columbia, 6 years in the Northwest Territories and over 13 years in Saskatchewan. He retired in 1978 with over 25 years of service and was awarded the RCMP Long Service medal. He also worked for 13 years for Saskatchewan Government Insurance as an auto adjuster and licence issuer. Kuhn has written articles on criminal cases for RCMP Quarterly magazine, a book on the life and times of his father and Ellesmere Land: A Mountie in the High Arctic. Although he is not a poet, his interest in collecting police poetry dates back more than 30 years. Edgar and his wife, Claire, have raised five children, have numerous grandchildren and live in Weyburn, Saskatchewan.
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