The Missing Millionaire
The True Story of Ambrose Small and the City Obsessed With Finding HimBook - 2019
Katie Daubs unwinds the story of the mercurial Ambrose Small, who assembled an Ontario theatre empire in the dawn of the twentieth century, sold it for an unbelievable $1.75 million, and disappeared before he could spend a century Weaving together a remarkable true crime narrative with social and cultural history, Daubs masterfully tells the story of Ambrose's sensational disappearance. She examines the wild-lives of the cast of characters who surrounded him and became prime suspects. Drawing on extensive research, Daubs masterfully recreates Toronto as it was following the First World War.
Publisher: [Toronto] : McClelland and Stewart, ©2019.
Characteristics: 354 pages :,illustrations, genealogical table, map, portraits ;,22 cm.
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