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Wintersong Book Launch – Steelworkers Union Hall

Photos from the “Wintersong” book launch in Sudbury, Ontario at the Steelworkers Union Hall on May 7, 2017.

Left to right: Robin Philpot (Baraka Books), Mick Lowe, Oryst Sawchuk (multi-disciplined artist & Nickel Range illustrator)


The Raids, The Insatiable Maw, Wintersong (The Nickel Range Trilogy)
Books · History · Mining · The Insatiable Maw · The Raids

The Nickel Range Trilogy goes to Costco

Mick Lowe Book Signing CostcoMick Lowe’s first two books in The Nickel Range Trilogy, The Raids and The Insatiable Maw are now on sale at the Sudbury Costco. Mick will also be signing books at the store on Friday, July 17 from 4 to 6 p.m. People from all points in Northern Ontario who stock up at the Sudbury Costco can now also stock up on great stories by a guy who has spent his life writing them.

The Raids, published in May 2014, tells the story of hard rock miner Jake McCool and the epic inter-union battle fuelled by the Cold War. Based on real historical events, this fast-paced novel is also “a compelling story of political power, love and hatred all rolled into a gritty, hard-hitting novel of the Nickel Range,as former miner and Local 6500 President Dave Patterson described it.

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“The Insatiable Maw” on CBC Morning North

Morning North, CBC Radio One, 99.9 FM Sudbury
Original air date: Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Mick Lowe is the author of the Nickel Range Trilogy, historical novels that look at the mining history of Sudbury in the 1960s and 70s. Markus Schwabe paid Mick a visit to find out about the second volume in the series: The Insatiable Maw.

Listen to Mick via the link below:
Mick Lowe “The Insatiable Maw” – Morning North (8:45)

Photo by Markus Schwabe
Photo by Markus Schwabe