A Maritimer's Miscellany : Fascinating Facts About Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island. First Edition

By: CROFT, Clary

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CROFT, Clary. A Maritimer's Miscellany : Fascinating Facts About Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, (2007). First Edition. Pp. (4),v-ix,(1),1-165,(1). Illustrated with sketches. 8vo (146 x 223 mm), art-illustrated beige cardcovers, with black lettering to spine, and a small b&w photo of Croft on the rear cover.

Clary Croft (b. November 12, 1950, Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia ) was living in Halifax at the time of publication.

"A Maritimer's Miscellany is a fast-paced, fact-filled tour of the Maritime Provinces.

Find out why Halifax was called a 'hot southern town' during the American Civil War; which New Brunswick city is home to Canada's steepest street; which Maritime town has been voted the most liveable in the world -- and much more.

Little-known, sometimes bizarre facts about unique people and places fill the pages of this curious collection. Sometimes serious, sometimes light-hearted, always intriguing, Clary Croft brings Maritime history and culture to life. Read on to discover just what the Maritimes are made of! " - from the rear cover.

Foreword by Jack McGaw.
Introduction.

1. Shaped by the Wind and Waves.
2. Maritimers.
3. Sex, Politics, and Religion.
4. Art, Literature, and Leisure.
5. Hard Times in the Maritimes.
6. By Land, Sea, and Air.
7. Making a Living.
8. Maritime Mealtimes.
9. Uniquely Maritime.

With bibliography.

Very good. 30.00

Title: A Maritimer's Miscellany : Fascinating Facts About Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island. First Edition

Author Name: CROFT, Clary

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Nimbus, Halifax, 2007, ISBN:9781551096322: 2007

ISBN Number: 1551096323

ISBN Number 13: 9781551096322

Seller ID: 79118

Keywords: CANADA CANADIAN HISTORY NOVA SCOTIA PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND NEW BRUNSWICK ANECDOTES LOCAL PEI ,