About the Book
Three years before Canada declared itself a nation, a young immigrant family brought their fourth child into the world. By 1861, over 90,000 people made their home in Montreal. The following years, up to the 1930s became known as Montreal’s Golden Age, solidifying its stature as one of North America’s most coveted places to live. Meet Jamie just after his ninth birthday. His hometown, Montreal bustles with activity as commerce, culture and innovation draws people to its heart. The city’s elite expand their horizons leaving many to seek some form of existence. Events disrupts young Jamie’s life, sending him out to make sense of the world. He is driven to create some opportunity and stability. How does he cope with disruption to find a place for himself in this Golden Age?