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Author Name:    MacNEIL, Neil

Title:   The Highland Heart in Nova Scotia. First Edition

Publisher:    1948, 1948

Seller ID:   42850

MacNEIL, Neil. The Highland Heart in Nova Scotia. New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948. First Printing. With Scribner's A. Pp (14),1-199,(3). 8vo (147 x 207 mm), blue cloth. With map end-papers, off-white lettering to spine, and an off-white stylized thistle to front board.

Neil MacNeil (b. February 6, 1891, Boston - d. December 20, 1969, Southampton, New York) came as a young boy to live with his grandfather in Washabuckt, Victoria County, Cape Breton. He graduated from St. F.X. in Antigonish. He was a journalist and author.

Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 5752, MacDonald, A Bibliography of Victoria County, Nova Scotia 182.
Not in Laugher.

MacDonald's summary : "Born in Boston but raised at Washabuck, Cape Breton, MacNeil relates his experiences growing up on his grandfather's Washabuck farm."

1. One Winter Night;
2. MacNeils and MacLeans;
3. Life in Washabuckt;
4. A Free and Hardy People;
5. An Economy without Money;
6. The Ghosts Cross the Atlantic;
7. Education by the Rod;
8. Three Boys in the Country;
9. The Girl from Philadelphia;
10. Washabuckt's Own Millionaire;
11. Black Dan, the Clockmaker;
12. A Storm in Petticoats;
13. The Private Life of the Sea Wolf [on Captain Alexander MacLean (b. May 15, 1858, East Bay, Bras d'Or Lakes, Cape Breton - d. August 26. 1914, Vancouver, made famous by Jack London];
14. St. Ann's Big Boy [on Angus MacAskill, Giant MacAskill].

Light wear to cloth, else very good. 30.00



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