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A Collection of Stories by Bert Riggs, (an archivist with the Centre for Newfoundland Studies at Memorial University), whose column, A Backward Glance appears in the Telegram each Tuesday.


1. Two Women Who Courted Success 16. A First in Newfoundland Literature
2. My Three Wives 17. Secrets to Some Long Lives
3. Valour at Amiens 18. A Nationalist Who Spoke His Mind
4. The lost prose of Anastasia English 19. A Commitment to the North
5. Medicine and Politics may seem Strange Bedfellows 20. All the way from Oderin
6. Not the Stuff of a Tourism Brochure 21. A Politician often in the Soup
7. A Well Rounded Businessman 22. Michael Morris, Struck down in his Prime
8. Governor Pushed Confederation 23. A Right Honourable, Quiet Lady
9. CONNE River and the Mi'kmaq 24. A Regimental Quartet
10. The power behind Sir John's throne 25. The Rendells of Cochrane Street
11. Another destructive fire 26. Sailing into the Thick of Things
12. The brief tenure of Governor Byng 27. The First Vice-Regal Representative
13. At home with Mr. Hoyles 29. A walk through the Woods family
14. Lining up for Labrador  
15. An Unfavourable Legacy

Transcribed by: Barbara McGrath
REVISED: August 2002 (Terry Piercey)

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