Slave To The Farm: True Tales of Truancy
Author Name: Erika Tafel
Author Name: Erika Tafel
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Author Name: Alexia A. A. Hill
Author Name: Marc A. Beausejour
Author Name: George Mavro
Author Name: Richard Baran
This is a true tale of a teenage girl who, in 1983, refused to go to school and became a ward of Quebec’s juvenile system, eventually making her way to The Farm. It questions the use of incarceration as a means of dealing with youth protection cases, and it offers a rare glimpse inside one of Quebec’s oldest juvenile detention centers. The Shawbridge Boys Farm, just north of Montreal Quebec, has been reforming children for more than a hundred years. Thousands of stories can be collected from the children, adults, and seniors who have lived on “The Farm”. This is a story of just one of them, but it can’t be told without including many about the kids who were there with her.
The Americans now tied their future with that of the Byzantines. They soon develop factories and train workers to rapidly advance the technology to the points were they are building Rifles muskets civil war era artillery and steamships that help defeat and route the Ottoman army besieging Constantinople. Catching up with the fleeing sultan and his renegade American lover, George Mavrakis and his wife save the wounded Sultan’s life and persuade the victorious Byzantines to show mercy to the defeated Ottomans who in turn help him establish a new kingdom bordering the Byzantine lands. Within time the two empires become allies and share technological advances to send an expedition across the Atlantic to the new world.
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