Sam Klein investigates the murder of Emily Munro, a suffragette with a controversial past. He becomes embroiled in women’s rights and meets the celebrated activist Nellie McClung.
Sins of the Suffragette takes readers back in time the streets of "the wickedest city in the Dominion" where immigrants from Winnipeg’s rough North End tangle with the WASP elite who runs the city.
Short-listed for the Carol Shields City of Winnipeg Book of the Year
Short-listed for the Margaret McWilliams Medal for Best Historical Fiction
"Allan Levine's Winnipeg bursts with civic pride, simmers with political and police corruption anda seethes with racial tension. It smells of chicken soup, cigars and opium. Its residents live out their lusty lives on the snow clogged streets...History, told through lively characters and washed down with side dishes of seances, suffragists and sex, and the suspense of a good whodunnit." —Winnipeg Free Press
"When we first met Winnipeg investigator Sam Klein, it was 1911 and he had just ferreted out the truth behind the "Blood Libel"...Now Klein is back in a better book with a tighter plot..." —Margaret Cannon, The Globe and Mail
"By the first page and half I was hooked!" —Lethbridge Herald
"This is one of those rare novels that manages to both entertain and instruct. There are several credible and complex mysteries embedded in the story and their solutions are embellished and augmented by a wealth of historical, social, and local detail." —Quill & Quire
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Book Description Great Plains Fiction, U.S.A., 2001. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Near Fine. A near fine trade paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 2MY8012
Book Description Great Plains Fiction, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. 1894283163. Bookseller Inventory # IM55630
Book Description Great Plains Publications, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 2000. Paperback. pp. 260. 8vo. No visible markings or wear; very good+. When hard-boiled detective Sam Klein investigates the murder of Emily Powers, a suffragette with many sordid secrets, he enters a world of women's rights in 1914 Winnipeg. Here he encounters famous activist Nellie McClung as well as the uneasy tension between Victorian morality and street life. Bookseller Inventory # 016847
Book Description Great Plains Publications, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, 2000. Trade Paper. Book Condition: As New. SIGNED BY ALLAN LEVINE on title page; As New condition; "When hard-boiled detective Sam Klein investigates the murder of Emily Powers, a suffragette with many sordid secrets, he enters a world of women's rights in 1914 Winnipeg. Here he encounters famous activist Nellie McClung as well as the uneasy tension between Victorian morality and street life.". Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 002229
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