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The Haligonians

100 Fascinating Lives from the Halifax Region

Edited by Roma Senn

$14.95 Paperback
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Series: Formac Illustrated History

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The heart of the communities around Halifax harbour lives on in the people who left their mark
Nothing illustrates the dynamic history of the towns that make up Halifax Regional Municipality better than the lives of the men and women who have called it home. The behind-the-scenes history of Halifax, Dartmouth and Bedford comes to life in this collection of insightful stories.
The writers describe lives of people who either found their final resting place in Halifax or for whom there is a plaque or memorial. John Boileau recounts the exciting story of confederate dare-devil John Taylor Wood, Jim Lotz relates the fascinating life of art gallery director Robert Dietz. Della Stanley sheds light on Samuel Shannon, a community builder who has been forgotten in most histories of Halifax. Pam Lutz brings dance instructor Gunter Buchta into the limelight. Roma Senn tells all that's fit to be told about the famous twin-cities madame, Ada.
With many colourful illustrations, this book will appeal to anyone interested in Canadian history.
* Contributors include:
* Brian Cuthbertson
* Tony Edwards
* Janet Guildford
* Jim Lotz
* Pam Lutz
* Ann MacVicar
* Allan Marble
* Dianne O'Neill
* Roma Senn
* Garry Shutlak

Contents

Visual Credits
Dedication
Introduction
The Haligonians
Contributors
Suggested Reading
Index

"You will be surprised and delighted by the people you will meet in this anthology of biographical sketches."

- The Chronicle Herald

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 128 pages
Publication Date: 7th November 2005
ISBN: 9780887806711
Format: 10in x 6.88in
More than 50 b&w and colour illustrations

BISAC Code:  4.0.2.0.7.0.0, BIO006000, HIS006000
Imprint: Formac


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