Rum, Blood & Treasure: Stories Strange and True from Atlantic Canada

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Formac Publishing Company, Apr 1, 2016 - History - 208 pages
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This great collection of stories strange but true is for every reader who loves history -- and mystery. Edward Butts weaves true tales -- the wreck of the Francis and the weird connection to Edward, Duke of Kent; the sea voyage of Charles Coghlan's coffin; Captain Jack Randell the rum-runner; Al Capone's gunman Bugs Moran and more!

This collection offers the lore and legend of some of the greatest stories of Atlantic Canada's history.

 

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Contents

Introduction
9
Part I Treachery and Mystery
13
Part II Smugglers and Gangsters
69
Part III Crooks and Killers
111
Bibliography
202
Acknowledgements
204
Index
205
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EDWARD BUTTS is the author of more than twenty books including The Desperate Ones: Forgotten Canadian Outlaws, which was nominated for an Arthur Ellis Award, and She Dared: Stories of Survival, which received a Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award and a Red Maple Honour Book Award. Edward lives in Guelph, Ontario.

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