The Cromaboo Mail Carrier: A Canadian Love Story

By James Thomas Jones [Mary Leslie]

© 1973

A Canadian love story about Robbie Smith, a 19-year-old mail carrier travelling the old gravel roadway (now Highway 124) between Cromaboo (Erin) and Gibbeline (Guelph). One day on his travels he sees Miss Mary Paxton, an unwed lady, 14 years his senior. He falls in love with her. And so begins our tale.

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  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 300 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.0in x 9.0in
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The Cromaboo Mail Carrier: A Canadian Love Story

By James Thomas Jones [Mary Leslie]

© 1973

A Canadian love story about Robbie Smith, a 19-year-old mail carrier travelling the old gravel roadway (now Highway 124) between Cromaboo (Erin) and Gibbeline (Guelph). One day on his travels he sees Miss Mary Paxton, an unwed lady, 14 years his senior. He falls in love with her. And so begins our tale.

Product Details

  • Series: Heritage
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 300 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 1.0in x 9.0in
  • Author Information

    James Thomas Jones [Mary Leslie] (1842-1920) was, in fact, a woman and James Thomas Jones was her pen name. Mary Leslie. She taught drawing in Canada, and also wrote a great deal under the pseudonym "James Thomas Jones" or simply "J.T.J." Her first novel, The Cromaboo Mail Carrier (1878) was originally banned in Erin, Ontario, because its outspokenness offended some of the citizens.

    Douglas Lochhead (1922-2011) was a professor emeritus of Mount Allison University.