Gordon Goldsborough – Book Launch
Friday October 27, 2023
“On the Road to Abandoned Manitoba” is the third in a series of three books based on a weekly feature on CBC Radio 1’s Weekend Morning Show. The first book “Abandoned Manitoba”was Manitoba’s top-selling, non-fiction book in 2016. Its sequel “More Abandoned Manitoba” was the 2019 McNally Robinson Book of the Year. The theme of this book are the interesting places one can find on the back roads of Manitoba, and the stories they tell. In “On the Road to Abandoned Manitoba”, Gordon Goldsborough hits the road in search of adventure and little-known stories from Manitoba’s past. Among the places he visits are underground radiation monitoring posts from the Cold War, a remote hydroelectric generating station, cruise ships on the Red River, and the original route of the Trans-Canada Highway. Books are available for purchase at a discounted price.