December 1, 1953

A MACLEAN'S NOVEL AWARD

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Articles

Are You Sure There Are No Ghosts?

Fiction

DEATH IN THE TOY PARADE

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A MACLEAN'S NOVEL AWARD

the alien CHAPTER SIX She could have been mine

Victoria would be safe from the young braves if she spent the summer with them, Carlyle decided calmly. But, as he watched her romp with his child, he felt the danger that his ambitious hopes and plans for her might he wrecked in a fleeting moment
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Are You Sure There Are No Ghosts?

If there aren’t, how did bullets pierce John McDonald’s windows without leaving holes? What made Esther Cox swell up like a balloon? Canada’s best known psychic sleuth tells of strange spookings from Halifax to Vancouver that scientists can’t explain
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Fiction

DEATH IN THE TOY PARADE

Santa Claus and his comic court meant fun for the jampacked cheering kids. But to the terror-stricken girl fleeing through Toronto from the madman with the gun it spelled the threat of
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The Battle Over BLOOD

A handful of big city hospitals and the Red Cross are deadlocked over the supplying of human blood. Their disagreement jeopardizes a national program to boost production of the new weapon against polio — gamma globulin
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The Most Heartbreaking Job in Canada

Sex delinquents in bobby socks, heavy drinkers in their teens, unloved castoffs from broken homes end up at the Training School at Galt, Out. Seven in ten emerge as normal young women—thanks to Isabel Macneill, who has made a success of what most people would call
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WHO’LL BLOW THE GREY CUP THIS YEAR?

It's not only the fans who catch Grey Cup fever. Players fresh from a season's stardom suddenly start behaving like high-school scrubs and the real contest seems to be not who can win but who can lose. History again brings up the burning question—
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Will Diefenbaker Lead the Tories?

Mackenzie King called him "a natural Liberal." Some men in his own party suspect that, too. But if George Drew steps down, John George Diefenbaker is odds-on favorite to step up
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MY NINE RUSSIANS

Maclean's European correspondent found himself on board an Atlantic liner with a group of Soviet scientists returning behind the Iron Curtain. In genial, informal discussions he got their opinions on Malenkov, Toronto, Lavrenti Beria, Canadian newspapers, Hollywood movies and Montreal hotels. Here's what they told him
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Articles

"He’s my son, Joe . . . I might kill him”

Here is the gripping account of a young Arctic doctor whose practice spanned a thousand miles of ice and muskeg and who often had to diagnose and operate by radio
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Fiction

HARE

The traveler went looking for a friend, a man who had driven his tank at the enemy while wearing a bowler hat. Surely seven years of peace and the love of a good and sensible woman couldn’t change John Evelyn Blount
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