Friends & Neighbours : A collection of stories from The Liverpool Advance. First Edition, Signed

By: OICKLE, Vernon L.

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OICKLE, Vernon L. Friends & Neighbours : A collection of stories from The Liverpool Advance. Yarmouth, NS : Fundy Group Publications, October 1993. First Printing. Pp. (4),5-186,(6). 8vo, illustrated black cardcovers with black lettered white title block to front, white lettering to front & spine. Vernon L. Oickle, b. 1961, Liverpool Nova Scotia. A collection of stories that have been published in the Queens County, Nova Scotia newspaper. "The story of Rachael Robar is a special one -- Rickey Whynacht's chilling story of child abuse and multiple personality disorder is a frightning [sic] one -- Ralph Boutilier quietly carved out a name for himself as the Dean of FolkArtists -- Don Flick was the consummate story teller -- Cartroll Baker is widely recognized as the Queen of country music -- Hank Snow became a country music legend in his own time -- Lucky Freeman worked in the Queens County gold mines -- Leo Koretz left his mark in Queens County -- Gert Roy witnessed the death of a city -- Agatha McGinty rubbed elbows with presidents and movie stars -- Phyllis Thompson helped to capture Nazi spies during the Second World War -- Allison Anthony went to hell in the prison camps of the Second World War. These are only some of the interesting stories found in 'Friends & Neighbors'. For more than 100 years, The Advance has documented the places, people and things that have shaped Queens County. This book, comprising selected articles by Advance Editor Vernon L. Oickle, presents someof the people he has met over the past 10 years who have willingly shared their thoughts, memories and beliefs. Through these stories you can relive accounts of people who figured in the news, not only locally, but around the world. Some of their stories are sad while others are inspirational. Someshed light on Queens County's past while others are about an interesting h obby or unusual event. Oickle's features have won numerous awards from the Atlantic Community Newspaper Association and the Canadian Community Newspaper Association since 1982. This book is but a small collection of his work,but it represents some of his best." - from the rear cover. Very good. Sig ned by Oickle on the title page. 20.00

Title: Friends & Neighbours : A collection of stories from The Liverpool Advance. First Edition, Signed

Author Name: OICKLE, Vernon L.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Fundy Group Publications, 1993,:

Seller ID: 114706

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA LIVERPOOL QUEENS COUNTY MEMOIRS CANADIAN CANADA JOURNALISM,