The High Heart
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The High Heart

By King, Basil, Introduction by MacDonald, Mary Lu

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Published in the United States in 1917 by expatriate Maritimer Basil King, The High Heart is the story of an idealistic young Halifax woman plunged into the world of fashionable New York society, where she faces hard choices about love and nationality against the darkening backdrop of the First World War.

BASIL KING was born in 1859 in Charlottetown, PEI, and attended the University of King's in Halifax. He went on to become a clergyman first in Nova Scotia, and later in New England. King began writing later in life, and was a founder of the Canadian Authors Association. His novels, largely based on the socialite milieu of his wife, were bestsellers in the US.

MARY LU MACDONALD is a Canadian Studies specialist who has written extensively on pre-Confederation Canada. She resides in Halifax.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 442 pages
Publication Date: 10th August 2011
ISBN: 9780887809705
Format: 8in x 5.25in

Previous Editions: (show)
Publication Date: 12th July 2012
ISBN: 9780887809729
Format: EPUB

BISAC Code:  FIC014000, FIC027010, FIC027050
Imprint: Formac


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