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Red Sky at Night

Superstitions and Wives' Tales Compiled by Atlantic Canada's Most Eclectic Collector

by Vernon Oickle

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folklore & mythology
list price: $10.99
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback
category: Social Science
published: 2011
ISBN:9781926916262
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“"Red sky in the morning, sailor take warning; red sky at night, sailor's delight." Maritime tradition holds that such warnings be taken seriously. And with good reason; lives often hang in the balance. Sailors aren't alone in seeing in the world a connectedness that is often lost in the modern world. In Atlantic Canada, thankfully such beliefs still play a role in everyday life. This is a collection of many of those age-old beliefs from the region's best and most eclectic collector.

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Vernon Oickle

Vernon Oickle is an international award winning journalist, editor and writer with 33 years experience working in newspapers. He is the author of more than 20 books, including Red Sky at Night and bestselling series, One Crow. Vernon and his wife Nancy have two sons, Kellen and Colby. He continues to reside in Liverpool where he was born and raised.
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