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secret lives of Sgt. John Wilson

a true story of love & murder

by Lois Simmie

  • 212 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Greystone Books in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Saskatchewan,
  • Saskatchewan.
    • Subjects:
    • Wilson, John, d. 1920.,
    • Murderers -- Saskatchewan -- Biography.,
    • Mounted police -- Saskatchewan -- Biography.,
    • Uxoricide -- Saskatchewan.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesSecret lives of Sergeant John Wilson
      StatementLois Simmie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6248.W633 S55 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination224 p. [12] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL552951M
      ISBN 10155054442X
      LC Control Number96134735
      OCLC/WorldCa32388213

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      Winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Non-Fiction, The Secret Lives of Sgt. John Wilson is played out against a backdrop of catastrophic events—World War I, economic depression, the TB and Spanish Flu epidemics. It is a riveting story of passion, murder and retribution.   John Wilson came to Canada from Scotland in , leaving his wife and family with the promise to return in a year. In he joined the Mounties, and while stationed in Saskatchewan village, he caught TB and fell hopelessly in love with the young woman who took care of him. He would do anything for her, anything at of the Arthur Ellis Award for Non-Fiction, The Secret Lives of Sgt 5/5(1).

      Polly Hutchinson. Mary "Polly" Hutchinson was the wife of Sgt. John Wilson before she was murdered on Septem Her husband killed her so that he could marry his secret lover. Polly Hutchinson was born in She was described as a very "sunny" and kind person. She married John Wilson on January 1,   A new take on the old story. A great way to get the jist of this story without having to read it. If you are watching it to avoid reading the book, I suggest.


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Winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Non-Fiction, The Secret Lives of Sgt. John Wilson is played out against a backdrop of catastrophic events — World War I, economic depression, the TB and Spanish Flu epidemics. It is the riveting account of a mounted policeman and the women who loved   Winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Non-Fiction, The Secret Lives of Sgt.

John Wilson is played out against a backdrop of catastrophic events—World War I, economic depression, the TB and Spanish Flu epidemics. It is the riveting account of a /5(9). The Secret Lives of Sgt. John Wilson: A True Story of Love and Murder Hardcover – September 1, /5(9). Now, the main problem with The Secret Lives of Sgt.

John Wilson is that it tries so hard to be both a novel and a nonfiction account of a cold-blooded murder.

In the end, it works as neither. In some respects, this has to be a fictional novel because (despite the award for nonfiction!)/5. The book by Simmie is an expertly written book where the reader easily connects with the characters due to the delivery aspects use by the author.

The intelligibility of the author keeps the reader glued to the text from the beginning to the end. Works Cited. Simmie, Loise. The Secret Lives of Sgt. John Wilson: A Story of Love and Murder. The secret lives of Sgt John Wilson. [Lois Simmie; Bryon Johnsen] -- John Wilson came to Canada from Scotland inleaving his wife and family behind.

During a bout with TB he fell so deeply in love with the woman who took care of him, that he vowed to do anything. The Secret Lives of Sgt. John Wilson book one Timeline created by Jennifer Slager.

In Uncategorized. There she met John Wilson who was an attractive young was the light and happiness to his morose and moodiness. " her sunny disposition complemented his moody intense nature." This was Mary and John's first way of.

Ultimately, the book was predictable there wasn’t one part that I didn’t know was coming. The book seemed to drag on with uninteresting information. This brings me to my conclusion that the book The Secret Lives of Sgt. John Wilson is not a book that I would read again or recommend to anyone.

Winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Non-Fiction, The Secret Lives of Sgt. John Wilson is played out against a backdrop of catastrophic events—World War I, economic depression, the TB and Spanish Flu epidemics.

It is the riveting account of a mounted policeman and the women who loved him/5(13). Lois Simmie Thank You for exploring the themes of The Secret Lives of Sgt.

John Wilson A True Story of Love & Murder The Secret Lives of Sgt. John Wilson Minor Themes There are other themes that play a role in the novel that deserve honorable mentions, such as: Good and Evil. Setting Main characters The Secret Lives of Sgt. John Wilson took place in multiple settings in the small province of Saskatchewan, Canada in the early 's.

This included Moose Jaw, Regina, Saskatoon, Blaine Lake, and Prince Albert. Also a small village called Slamannan.

Winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Non-Fiction, The Secret Lives of Sgt. John Wilson is played out against a backdrop of catastrophic events--World War I, economic depression, the TB and Spanish Flu epidemics.

It is the riveting account of a mounted policeman and the women who loved him. Before we can make a decision about the books overall impression on the reader we must explore and analyze some key points in the novel.

The review for Lois Simmie's The Secret Lives of Sgt. John Wilson will focus on the accurate representation of the two themes; loyalty and deception, character reactions and the style of author.

The Secret Lives of Sgt. John Wilson is a story by Lois Simmie. This story is about a man who left his entire family to become a mounted policeman and fell in love with another woman. The Secret Lives of Sgt. John Wilson is a biography written in the format of a novel.

This novel follows the story of a Scotsman named John Wilson who moves to Canada after a series of events in his life go awry. Leaving his family and promising to return with a fresh start, John joins the RNWMP, which is now known as the RCMP. Blaine lake is were Jack meets Jessie and their love affair begins.

Blaine lake is where Jack is diagonsed with T.B. During his stay at Blaine lake Jack tells people different stories about his life in the old country. This reveals that he is a sick, twisted, and lonely man.

Jessie's parents become skeptical when Jack can not produce divorce papers. The Secret Lives of Sgt. John Wilson: A True Story of Love & Murder Lois Simmie Limited preview - About the author () Lois is a well-known Canadian short-story writer and novelist.5/5(1).

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FREE Shipping on $35 Due to Author: Lois Simmie. Its not very often people would get away with murder and i was sure Wilson wasn’t going to be the one to live “happily ever after”. Overall the read of the novel, The Secret Lives of Sgt. John Wilson, was not that enjoyable at the beginning and most of the second book.

Opinions are. The Secret Lives of Sgt. John Wilson (Book 1) Timeline created by jennifersonntag. In History. May 1, Mary (Polly) Hutchinson is born Jan 1, John and Polly get married (pg.

8) The Hutchison family treated John as one of their own. Whomever Polly loved, they would love. John asked Polly to marry him in Augustin which people. Winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Non-Fiction, The Secret Lives of Sgt.

John Wilson is played out against a backdrop of catastrophic events; World War I, economic depression, the TB and Spanish Flu epidemics. It is the riveting account of a .Winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Non-Fiction, The Secret Lives of Sgt.

John Wilson is played out against a backdrop of catastrophic events—World War I, economic depression, the TB and Spanish Flu epidemics. It is a riveting story of passion, murder and retribution Category: True Crime The Secret Lives Of Sgt John Wilson.