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Cumberland County Facts and Folklore. pbk.

By: NORRIS, Laurie Glenn

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Nimbus, Halifax, 2009, ISBN:9781551097312:

Seller ID: 93251


NORRIS, Laurie Glenn. Cumberland County Facts and Folklore . (Halifax): Nimbus, (2009). Pp. (6),vii-ix,(1),1-141,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers with green spine. A collection of historic anecdotes and folk stories from Cumberland County, Nova Scotia. "In 1882, Oscar Wilde referred toone of its places as 'a pretty little town'; in 1917, Leon Trotsky was imp risoned there for a month; in 1945, singing sensation Anne Murray was born there; [and] in 1995, one of its villages helped win the Nobel Peace Prize.[...] From Amherst to Advocate, Minudie to Malagash, Port Howe to Port ... View more info

Haunted Girl : Esther Cox and the Great Amherst Mystery. First Edition.

By: NORRIS, Laurie Glenn. THOMPSON, Barbara.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, NS, 2012, ISBN:9781551099071:

Seller ID: 114551


NORRIS, Laurie Glenn, with Barbara THOMPSON. Haunted Girl : Esther Cox and the Great Amherst Mystery. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, (2012). FirstPrinting. Pp. (6),1-170. Illustrated with black and white photos. 8vo, art -illustrated black card covers, red and grey lettering to front cover, greylettering to spine. "In 1878 eighteen-year-old Esther Cox was at the centr e of a number of unexplained occurrences that plagued the Amherst, Nova Scotia, home of her sister and brother-in-law. Something or someone knocked onthe walls, hid household items, moved furniture around, and set fires. ... View more info