Only in New Brunswick

David Goss

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ISBN: 9781551098340

Only in New Brunswick

  Author:   David Goss    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

IN HIS LATEST VOLUME of offbeat New Brunswick history and lore, popular Saint John storyteller David Goss delivers over forty-five new stories gleaned from his years as a columnist and tour guide. Goss introduces readers to local personalities like Perth Andover, artist Violet Gillett, chainsaw carver Albert Deveau, and the key-collector of Neguac. Other New Brunswickers have shared their memories of some of the province’s oddities, including Deer Island’s town clock, a quest to save the largest tree in the province, and the story of the Bricklin SV-1, manufactured for a brief time in Minto and Saint John. In these pages you’ll also find some of the ghost stories and legends that Goss has recounted to visitors in the parks where he’s worked as a a guide. The ghost ship Squando, the Hampton werewolf scare, and the Norton noise have made the rounds of many campfires and are captured here in print.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781551098340
Item NB0936
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onApril 15 2011
Language eng
Pages 224
Format Paperback
Dimensions8(in) x 5.5(in)
Shipping weight275(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
David Goss has written over 3,500 articles on New Brunswick topics, and is the author of a dozen books, including Only in New Brunswick, Saint John Curiosities, It Happened in New Brunswick, and West Side Stories. A native of Saint John, Goss has shared the city's folklore and history via his neighbourhood Walks n' Talks programs for almost forty years.