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Author Name:    DICKSON, Frances Jewel.

Title:   Destination White Point.

Publisher:    Pottersfield, Lawrencetown Beach, 2012, ISBN:9781897426364 

Seller ID:   105382

DICKSON, Frances Jewel. Destination White Point. Lawrencetown Beach: Pottersfield Press, (2012). Pp. (7),8-175,(1). 8vo, illustrated bluish card covers wtih brown, white and yellow lettering to front cover, white lettering tospine. "White Point Beach Lodge has been in operation since 1928, persever ing through early bankruptcy, the Great Depression, World War II and on into the twenty-first century. The resort is situated on Nova Scotia's South Shore, where authors Zane Grey and Albert Bigelow Paine once travelled to explore the charms of the undisturbed wilderness. The evolution of tourism insouthwest Nova Scotia owes much of tis early progress to well-connected fo reign anglers and hunters. This book depicts the contribution of some of these foreigners, notably Philip Hooper Moore, the creator of White Point. His copnception was a vacation haven where discerning sportsmen could hunt and fish while their families enjoyed the state-of-the-art resort. The Lodge remained a seasonal destination for several decades until the 1980s heralded a shift to a year-round operations." - from the rear cover. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 10.00


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