Reviews and Blog Posts: Niagara

In the mad water : two centuries of adventure and lunacy at Niagara Falls

by T. W Kriner

DPL Rating:
5

By turns informative, amusing and horrifying, In the Mad Water takes readers on a journey through Niagara's tumultuous history, up to the turning of the millennium. Well-researched and written, Kriner wittily explores the influence of Niagara's great waters on the natural landscape and on the human psyche.

Too Close to the Falls

by Catherine Gildiner

DPL Rating:
4

Cathy McClure is a bright child, growing up in a picturesque small town minutes from the thundering splendor of Niagara Falls. Sent to work full-time in her father's drug store by age four as a treatment for hyperactivity, Cathy is a child circulating in an adult world. Day-to-day life with...

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