Quietly My Captain Waits

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Formac Publishing Company Limited, Nov 5, 2001 - Fiction - 366 pages
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Quietly My Captain Waits is a thrilling novel of two lovers whose fates are sealed by the fateful clash of Empire in early eighteenth-century Acadia.

This historical romance is based on the real-life love of two bold residents of New France--the fiery Louise de Freneuse, married and widowed twice, and Pierre de Bonaventure, Captain in the French Navy. Their doomed relationship helps them endure the day-to-day struggles in the besieged frontier settlement of Port Royal.

Quietly My Captain Waits sees beyond the cold facts of history into the hearts of Acadian settlers, government officials and Native allies.

A Formac Fiction Treasures series title.

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About the author (2001)

EVELYN EATON was born in Switzerland in 1902 and educated in Canada and England. Perpetually rebellious and unconventional, she wrote many novels, many with themes drawing on Nova Scotian history.

BARRY MOODY is Professor and Head of History at Acadia University in Wolfville, and has published many books and articles on the history of the Maritime provinces.

DR. GWENDOLYN DAVIES is Professor and Dean Emerita of English at the School of Graduate Studies at the University of New Brunswick. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

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