Harbour Hopper's Best Halifax Stories
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Harbour Hopper's Best Halifax Stories

Hangings, Explosions, Tunnels, Romance, Politics, Riots and More!

By Dianne Marshall

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Author Dianne Marshall draws on Halifax's rich history to recount stories about the city's people and places. Along with the high points of the city's past, she recalls murders, scandals and a wide range of colourful characters that give Halifax its reputation as a spirited town -- in more ways than one!

With full-colour photographs of the locations these stories are linked to, this is an entertaining read that residents and visitors will enjoy. It's a great followup to Dianne's last book, the bestseller True Stories of Nova Scotia's Past.



1. Water Street and Duke Street at Granville

2. City Hall and the Grand Parade

3. St. Paul's Church

4. Argyle Street

5. Brunswick (Barracks) Street

6. The Halifax Citadel

7. The Commons

8. The Wanderers' Grounds and Camp Hill Cemetery

9. Halifax Public Gardens and Victoria Park

10. Spring Garden Road

11. Spring Garden Road at Barrington Street

12. Barrington Street

13. Government House

14. Barrington Street to Water Street

15. Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

16. Historic Properties

17. The Harbour Bridges

18. The Harbour, the Military and Disasters at Sea

19. The Halifax Explosion

20. Bedford Basin

21. Dartmouth

22.Georges Island and McNabs Island

23. Titanic Recovery Mission

24. Province House

25. Art Gallery of Nova Scotia


Local popular historian Dianne Marshall's previous books about Nova Scotia's history have won her positive reviews as well as award nominations. Her bestselling Heroes of the Acadian Resistance was nominated for the 2012 Dartmouth Book Award. Her most recent book, True Stories from Nova Scotia's Past, continues to be a bestseller since its publication in September 2012, and has been reprinted several times. She appears regularly on CBC Radio's Information Morning, entertaining listeners with little known stories from Nova Scotia's history.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 72 pages
Publication Date: 3rd October 2013
ISBN: 9781459502819
Format: 9in x 8.25in
colour photographs throughout

BISAC Code:, HIS006000, TRV006010
Imprint: Formac


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