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Halifax Warden of the North

by Thomas H Raddall

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list price: $14.95
also available: Paperback
category: History
published: 2007
publisher: Nimbus Publishing

In this new, redesigned, highly readable trade paperback format, Nimbus presents Thomas Raddall's fascinating historical portrait of Halifax. The story begins with the city's first inhabitants, the Mi'kmaq, and follows Halifax through time, from the earliest settlers to prohibition and the wartime boom to life in the later half of the twentieth century. It focuses on the city's historic military role and the effects of its strategic position, chronicling colourful characters, heroes and scoundrels, and the adventure and intrigue of their exploits.

One of Canada's most popular novelists, Thomas H. Raddall won the Governor General's Award three times. He is the author of sixteen books, including His Majesty's Yankees and The Nymph and the Lamp.

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Thomas H Raddall

One of Canada's most popular and celebrated writers, Thomas H. Raddall (1903-1994) is the author of a vast collection of fiction and nonfiction works, and a three-time winner of the Governor General's Literary Award. Some of his most beloved novels include His Majesty's Yankees (1942), The Nymph and the Lamp (1950), and The Governor's Lady (1960).
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