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Historic novel based on the first permanent colony in Ontario: the French-Canadian parish of L’Assomption on the shores of Detroit River (now Windsor). Action spans roughly over one decade (1785-1795). This period includes the creation of Upper Canada (1791), the opening of the first school (1786) and the first elections in Ontario (1792). The main characters are fictional – a young French-Canadian girl, a young Huron boy and a young Protestant boy – but they interact with the real actors of the time: pastor, member of parliament, etc.

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