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The Cougar Lady Chronicles is a true pioneering adventure story set in the rain forest of the West Coast of Canada in the 20th century. Told in dramatic storytelling fashion by award-winning author and CBC host Grant Lawrence, this is an exciting wilderness saga of the life and times of "Cougar" Nancy Crowther as she faces the daily dangers of wilderness living; everything from cougars, to draft dodgers, to the mysterious force known only as "them." This series originally aired on North By Northwest, CBC Radio One, in British Columbia.

The Cougar Lady Chronicles Grant Lawrence

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The Cougar Lady Chronicles is a true pioneering adventure story set in the rain forest of the West Coast of Canada in the 20th century. Told in dramatic storytelling fashion by award-winning author and CBC host Grant Lawrence, this is an exciting wilderness saga of the life and times of "Cougar" Nancy Crowther as she faces the daily dangers of wilderness living; everything from cougars, to draft dodgers, to the mysterious force known only as "them." This series originally aired on North By Northwest, CBC Radio One, in British Columbia.

    Hermit of Desolation Sound - The Trailer

    Hermit of Desolation Sound - The Trailer

    Hermit of Desolation Sound is Grant Lawrence's latest true life adventure series, starring Russell Letawsky, the hermit philosopher who lived off the grid in a dank shack on West Coast of Canada for over a decade. 

    • 1 min
    Bernard the German - the trailer

    Bernard the German - the trailer

    Grant Lawrence's latest true-story adventure saga is here! Check out the epic, round-the-world adventures of Bernard the German, from the war-torn rubble of post-war Germany, the oceanic wilderness of Desolation Sound BC, to the hidden dangers lurking in the south seas. Available wherever you get your podcasts. 

    • 1 min
    Chapter 15 - The End

    Chapter 15 - The End

    A car crash in town reveals the real reason behind "Cougar" Nancy Crowther's extreme paranoia and bizarre behaviour during the final stages of the pioneer-legend's life.

    • 12 min
    Chapter 14 - The Yellow Truck

    Chapter 14 - The Yellow Truck

    The encroachment of civilization made "Cougar" Nancy's paranoia run wild. She was certain that a mysterious force she only referred to as "Them" had moved into her cabin, forcing her to extreme measures. 

    • 9 min
    Chapter 13 - The Hippies

    Chapter 13 - The Hippies

    For years, "Cougar" Nancy thought the greatest threats she faced in her wilderness home was from cougars, bears, and wolves. That was until the late 1960s / early 1970s, when waves of hippies arrived, searching for the end of the road. 

    • 9 min
    Chapter 12 - The Wolf

    Chapter 12 - The Wolf

    Hear from the Cougar Lady in her own voice in this chapter, when she returns to the wilderness full time, and soon encounters what she thought was the largest, blackest, meanest looking dog she'd ever seen. But that was no dog, and it was a rare occurrence when Cougar Nancy was without her rifle. 

    • 8 min

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