Passion for Survival

Linda Layton

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ISBN: 9781551094571

Passion for Survival

  Author:   Linda Layton    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

Marie Anne and Louis Payzant had high hopes for a new future as they left a comfortable life on the island of Jersey and sailed with their children across the Atlantic to a new settlement on the shores of Nova Scotia in June 1753. Both had already fled religious persecution in their native France. In this fascinating and true account of Louis & Marie Anne Payzant, author Linda Layton has pieced together the couple’s heartbreaking sense of loss, their struggles and deaths set against the backdrop of one of the most chaotic times in the history of Europe and North America.

The author is the great-great-great-great granddaughter of Marie Anne and Louis. She has spent years researching and traveling in a quest for facts about her ancestors The book will appeal to enthusiasts of early Canadian history of Nova Scotia, Quebec and Acadia as well as readers who love a great adventure story as it focuses on one woman caught in the religious struggle between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism, and the colonial struggle between our two founding cultures.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title:9781551094571
Item NB0578
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onJanuary 7 2003
Language eng
Pages 176
Format Paperback
Dimensions9(in) x 6(in)
Shipping weight270(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE