Acadia by Alfred Silver

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" a rollicking read about the escapades of those larger-than-life characters who dominated the early days of European thirst for dominance in the New World..." Atlantic Books Today
Acadia is based on the true story of the blood feud that founded the French colony and the two very different married couples at the centre of it.
 

About Alfred Silver

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Alfred Silver has been a playwright, an actor and a songwriter,as well as a short-order cook, nude model and day labourer.He grew up in various places across the Canadian prairies. Heis the author of seventeen previous books including Acadia (seepage 15), which won the Thomas Raddall Award for Fiction.He lives with his wife in a farmhouse at Ardoise, Nova Scotia,and devotes his time to researching and writing historicalnovels.
 
Published February 1, 2004 by Pottersfield Pr. 360 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, History. Fiction

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""If piecing together a story out of history is like puzzling out the doings of nocturnal creatures by the tracks left to the morning, the civil war that founded Acadia is a few smudgy pawprints in melted snow,"" writes Silver in the author's note following his tale of Acadia, the fur-trading col...

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