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Author Name:    McGAHAN, Peter

Title:   Killers, Thieves, Tramps & Sinners

Publisher:    Goose Lane, Fredericton, 1989, ISBN:0864921144 

Seller ID:   18319

McGAHAN, Peter. Killers, Thieves, Tramps & Sinners. (Fredericton) : Goose Lane, (1989). Pp (8),[9]-192. Illustrated. 8vo, printed black card covers with red lettering to front and spine. "In McGahan's account, the 'world we have lost' in the Maritimes was not a peaceful world. There were preachers who were also bigamists; policemen who were motivated by revenge; ordinary citizens who suddenly engaged in 'unnatural' acts. [This volume] demonstrates that where crime is concerned, the boundaries are not set by geography but by the unpredictable impulses of men and women." - from the rear cover. Contents : Introduction; Confessions of a Bigamist; Street Corner Loafing "ANuisance That Must Be Abated"; Religious Armies and the Threat to Peace; T he Callaghan Murder; Policeman Parker's Departure; The Murder of Policeman Steadman; Murder at Bear River; The Meadowbrook Tragedy; "Tired of This World"; Vagrants and Tramps; The Ill-Treated Sailors; The "Unnatural" Acts; The Neglectful Husbands; Thieves, Robbers and Con-Men. Name, else very good. 15.00


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