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Storied Halifax

Archibald MacMechan

Storied Halifax

by Archibald MacMechan

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Published by Published for the author by T.C. Allen & Co. in Halifax .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Halifax (N.S.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Archibald MacMechan.
    SeriesNova Scotia chap-books -- no. 3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[1], 17, [1] p.
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15248535M

    The disastrous explosion of a munitions ship in Halifax Harbor, Nova Scotia, forms the backdrop to this rich, abundantly humane love story (Chicago Tribune)-a powerful piece of work (Washington Post Book World) that marks an auspicious fiction debut for an already accomplished author and award-winning journalist (Chicago Sun-Times)/5(52).   A century's worth of historical accounts, novels and documentaries, plus a TV miniseries, have told and retold the story. A Goodreads search for "Halifax Explosion" returns more than 40 titles.

    Halifax was important in the war. Ships from its harbor carried troops and supplies to the armies in Europe. Some days, the harbor was as busy as a highway at rush hour. On that bright morning of December 6, one of the ships heading out from Halifax was the Mont-Blanc. Used Canada. Duration: 53 ms, Number of Items: Great Halifax Explosion A World War I Story of Treachery Tragedy & Extraordinary Heroism. by John U Bacon. Used Trade Paperback. $ Used Book Club Hardcover. $ Broken Snare The Story Of A Frontier Family. by R D Symons.

    An earlier book by Janet Kitz, Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion & the Road to Recovery () is based on her first-hand research and work for the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax, where she helped put together the exhibit on the explosion, A Moment in Time. From the pedigree of our food products, our partnerships with indigenous farmers, foragers and fishermen, to our guests who choose to celebrate their “continuing story” with us. We showcase regional seafood and game in intimate dining rooms, a best kept secret and .


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Storied Halifax (Classic Reprint). This is the unforgettable story told in John U. Bacon's The Great Halifax Explosion: a ticktock account of fateful decisions that led to doom, the human faces of the blast's 11, casualties, and the equally moving individual stories of those who lived and selflessly threw themselves into urgent rescue work that saved thousands/5().

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Fiction about the Halifax Explosion disaster that occurred in and killed 2, people. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

FASCINATING. “The blast that obliterated the Mont-Blanc, claimed more than 2, lives, and devastated the city of Halifax was the most powerful “man-made” explosion in history, a distinction it held until the dropping of atomic bombs on Japan in ” (p.

Deep in detail and rich in anecdote, Ken Cuthbertson’s volume, The Halifax Explosion: Canada’s Worst Disaster, shines a /5(28). Lord Halifax's Complete Ghost Book () is a collection of stories of haunted houses, apparitions and supernatural occurrences made by Charles Wood, 2nd Viscount Halifax.

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This non-fiction is an account of a tragedy which occurred in Halifax, Canada, at the end of the fourth year of the Great War. I had never heard of this man-made explosion before, so after reading several wonderful reviews by my GR Friends, I decided I wanted to learn what actually happened in in Halifax/5().

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This 3-minute NPR clip tells the story behind a heartwarming tradition that came about in the wake of the Halifax tragedy: Every December, the province of Nova Scotia sends Boston a large Christmas tree as a thank-you for the city’s speedy and generous support after the explosion.

Lord Halifax’s Ghost Book was compiled by Charles Lindley Wood, the 2nd Viscount Halifax and an avid collector of ‘true’ ghost stories. Born in London inhe had a long career in the English Church Union and held Yorkshire estates at Hickleton and Garrowby.

To Hell in a Halifax book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From the rear cover:Flying Officer Herbert Krentz, Squadron, w 3/5(2). To help limit the spread of COVID, effective Monday, Ma all Western Counties Regional Libraries locations, including Borrow By Mail service, will be closed until further notice.

The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy and Extraordinary Heroism, by John U. Bacon, William Morrow, New York,$ Few living people recall that the largest man-made explosion in history prior to the advent of the nuclear age took place in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Standing at the Edge is essential reading for our time.” —Arianna Huffington, founder and CEO of Thrive Global "Roshi Joan Halifax’s new book, Standing at the Edge is a reflection of her enormous courage, compassion, and wisdom.

In her willingness to cozy up to the. Curse of the Narrows relives the horror of the Halifax maritime disaster that nearly wipe the port and its inhabitants of the map. I am ashamed I had never heard of this piece of history the devastation, loss of life and suffering caused by it is truly of biblical proportions.4/5().Mickey Mouse Book.

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