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Author Name:    BELLIVEAU, John Edward

Title:   Running Far In : The Story of Shediac. 5th pr

Publisher:    Lancelot Press, Hantsport , 1985, ISBN:0889990700 

Seller ID:   95596

BELLIVEAU, John Edward. Running Far In : The Story of Shediac. Hantsport : Lancelot Press, (February 1985). Fifth Printing. Pp (3),4-262,(2). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. “An Illustrated History of Unique Canadian Places : Shediac and Cocagne. Running Far In is a translation of the Micmac Indian word for Shediac, spelled 16 different ways in morethan 300 years. It is a colorful human story of two peoples, one English, one French, who produced a startling number of Canadian notables and historic events. There are private diaries and unsolved murder mysteries. Life, death, joy and sorrow in a town known as ' 'Lobster capital of the World" and a village named for the fabled "Kingdom of Cockayne." The collection of pictures, paintings, sketches, maps and other documents is a feast of Canadiana, a rare mine of Maritime lore.” - from the back cover. Contents : Foreword. 1. A Place of Firsts. 2. The Anomalous Community. 3. Settlement at La Batture. 4. "Murder Most Vile. 5. Shipbuilding and Industry. 6. Early Education. 7. Hercules Arrives. 8. "Bully-Boy" Smith and a Beacon. 9. Murder in the Waverley. 10. The Great Town Fire. 11. Potatoes - Taits and Melansons. 12. Lobsters and Paturel. 13. The Gay Nineties. 14. Who was Here in 1910? 15. Sir John Missed the Train. 16. The Historic Houses. 17. The Oldest Churches. 18. The Professionals. 19. They Made the Town Famous. 20. Creation andGrowth of the Town. 21. Brief and Glorious Air Age. 22. The Cocagne Connec tion. 23. Michel's Remarkable Journal. 24. Joseph Gueguen – A Man Without Equal. Very good. 15.00

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