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Rum, Blood & Treasure

Stories Strange and True from Atlantic Canada

by Edward Butts

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list price: $19.95
also available: eBook
category: History
published: 2016

This great collection of stories strange but true is for every reader who loves history -- and mystery. Edward Butts weaves true tales -- the wreck of the Francis and the weird connection to Edward, Duke of Kent; the sea voyage of Charles Coghlan's coffin; Captain Jack Randell the rum-runner; Al Capone's gunman Bugs Moran and more!

This collection offers the lore and legend of some of the greatest stories of Atlantic Canada's history.


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EDWARD BUTTS is the author of more than twenty books including The Desperate Ones: Forgotten Canadian Outlaws, which was nominated for an Arthur Ellis Award, and She Dared: Stories of Survival, which received a Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award and a Red Maple Honour Book Award. Edward lives in Guelph, Ontario.


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Edward Butts

Toronto-born writer ED BUTTS has written a two-volume history of crime of Canada with Harold Harwood.
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