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Stories from Nova Scotia"s past

Harry Chapman

Stories from Nova Scotia"s past

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Published by Dartmouth Historical Association in Dartmouth, N.S .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nova Scotia -- History -- Miscellanea.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSeniors" advocate (Dartmouth, N.S.)
    StatementHarry Chapman.
    GenreMiscellanea.
    ContributionsDartmouth Historical Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1038 .C43 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination131 p. :
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23027269M
    ISBN 109780973930146
    LC Control Number2009367772


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CBC Radio's Information Morning history columnist Dianne Marshall is well known for the lively and surprising true stories she tells about Nova Scotia's past. Now the best of them have been gathered together in this enjoyable book. The stories cover years of Nova Scotia history, often featuring people who don't make it into conventional history books.

CBC Radio's Information Morning history columnist Dianne Marshall is well known for the lively and surprising true stories she tells about Nova Scotia's past.

Now the best of them have been gathered together in this enjoyable book. The stories cover years of Nova Scotia history, often featuring people who don't make it into conventional history books.

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