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Many Deaths of Tom Thomson : Separating Fact from Fiction (Paperback) (Gregory Klages)

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How did Tom Thomson die in the summer of 1917?Was he shot by poachers, or by a German-American draft dodger? Did a blow from a canoe paddle knock him unconscious and into the water? Was he fatally injured in a drunken fight? Did he end his life out of fear of being forced to marry his pregnant girlfriend?Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the death of the renowned Canadian landscape painter,The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson offers an authoritative review of the historical record, as well as some theories you might not have thought of in a hundred years. Cultural historian Gregory Klages surveys first-hand testimony and archival records about Thomson’s tragic demise, attempting to sort fact from legend in the almost death of this Canadian icon.How did Tom Thomson die in the summer of 1917?Was he shot by poachers, or by a German-American draft dodger? Did a blow from a canoe paddle knock him unconscious and into the water? Was he fatally injured in a drunken fight? Did he end his life out of fear of being forced to marry his pregnant girlfriend?Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the death of the renowned Canadian landscape painter,The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson offers an authoritative review of the historical record, as well as some theories you might not have thought of in a hundred years. Cultural historian Gregory Klages surveys first-hand testimony and archival records about Thomson’s tragic demise, attempting to sort fact from legend in the almost death of this Canadian icon.
Number of Pages: 253
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, True Crime, History
Sub-Genre: Artists + Architects + Photographers, General, Canada / Pre-Confederation (to 1867)
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
Author: Gregory Klages
Language: English
Street Date: June 7, 2016
TCIN: 51052810
UPC: 9781459731967
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-2020
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