Red Lights on the Prairies (Western Canadian Classics)

by James H. Gray

Publisher: Douglas & Mcintyre Ltd

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Red Lights on the Prairies book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An unconventional social history, Red Lights on the Prair /5. An unconventional social history, Red Lights on the Prairies takes a lively look at the history of prostitution in prairie cities in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

This lighthearted yet insightful book tells how the West became overrun with brothels when huge tides of immigrants- mostly unattached young men in the prime of life- swept into the region as settlers/5(2).

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Additional Physical Format: Gray, James H., Red lights on the prairies. [?] Gray, James H., Red lights on the prairies. [] Document Type. An unconventional social history, Red Lights on the Prairies takes a lively look at the history of prostitution in prairie cities in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

This lighthearted yet insightful book tells how the West became overrun with brothels when huge tides of immigrants- mostly unattached young men in the prime of life- swept into the region as by: Red lights on the prairies Hardcover – by James Henry Gray (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings.

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What people are saying - Write a review. User Review - Flag as inappropriate. An excellent and rather affectionate view of the rise and fall of organized prostitution in the 5/5(1). Red Lights on the Prairies Date: Octo Author: John R. Paterson 6 Comments While perusing an assortment of used books at a Victoria book sale, the one above, Red Lights on the Prairies’ [1] caught my eye – proving once again that covers do sell books.

Red Lights on the Prairies Gray Submitter: I snatched this up when my high school’s library held a sale of the oldest and most useless books, although I’m not really sure why it was there in the first a single person had checked this out.

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Red Lights on the Prairies by James H. Gray, The following is from the jacket flyleaf and gives a good overview of why Red Light Districts were common to all cities and large towns and even the temporary camps as the railroad was being built.

When our western cities were young the “bright lights” were the Red Lights. In the early. Place of book in field: However, since Red Lights on the Prairies is a lively and amusing survey of prostitution in Western cities before the Great Depression, Description of book: Areas covered: one is inclined to grant the author poetic license in his choice of a title.

Gray's new book is a fascinating tale of booze, loose women, and Sources. In my home town, drivers reportedly run red lights ,+ times each day. First, there are two basic types of red light runners—there's the daydreamer or distracted driver who just doesn't see it, and then there's the driver who's impatient and accelerates on the yellow signal instead of stopping and waiting the average 45 seconds of a signal cycle.

Some of us are guilty of both o. Looking for books by James H. Gray. See all books authored by James H. Gray, including Red Lights on the Prairies, and Booze: Lawless Years When Whiskey Won The Canadian West - And A Set Off A Wild War Between The Wets And The Drys, and more on If you read James Grey's Red Lights on the Prairies you will learn Winnipeg had two other notorious brothel areas; Colony Creek, about where Great-West Life is these days, and Thomas Street, when the West End was the outskirts of Winnipeg.

Thomas was later renamed Minto Street, after the governor-general, because of the reputation of Thomas Street. The Annabella area was the one that. Bright Lights (3 books) by Michelle Alstead. By theprairiesbookreview on November 2, • (0). A sure bet for lovers of contemporary romance With her skill at depicting profound emotions and strong characters, Alstead returns with this highly engrossing series that’s sure to.

James Henry Gray, CM AOE (Aug – Novem ) was a Canadian journalist, historian and author. Born in Whitemouth, Manitoba, he moved to Winnipeg with his parents in Inhe dropped out of public school and went to work at the Winnipeg Grain Exchange as a messenger.

Over the next eight years, he worked at the Exchange as an office clerk, bookkeeper, Born: AugWhitemouth, Manitoba.

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A terrific book about the response organized to deal with devastating drought and with grasshopper infestations on the southern Canadian Prairies in the s. Gray was a sterling writer and researcher of social history; this effort is up there with his Booze, and Red Lights on the Prairies/5.

have since become classics of Canadian literature. Gray’s Red Lights on the Prairies and Booze stunned readers with their straight-foward approaches to prostitution and prohibition on the prairies. Red Lights was namesd one of the one hundred most importatnt Canadian books of.

He then went on to write a dozen more books including Red Lights on the Prairies and Men Against the Desert, all of which profiled Western Canadian experiences and history. After 12 years as an Ottawa senior correspondent for the Winnipeg Free Press he then became the Editor of the Calgary-based Farm and Ranch Review, and later of the Western.

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