Rogues and Rascals

Bob Kroll

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ISBN: 9781551098647

Rogues and Rascals

True Stories of Maritime Lives and Legends

  Author:   Bob Kroll    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

Open Rogues and Rascals to any page, and you’ll find yourself drawn into the fascinating lives of ordinary Maritimers. A natural storyteller, Bob Kroll relates more than 200 true tales of our very own ancestors, and introduces us to heroes, failures, murderers, and soul savers who bring the everyday history of the Maritimes to vivid life.

The stories in Rogues and Rascals are loosely arranged into five sections, but can be read in any order you please. With tales from the 1700s through the mid-twentieth century, there are plenty of good starting points–a crime-ridden town on Prince Edward Island where residents take justice into their own hands; a daring escape from the Nova Scotia penitentiary; the tale of a New Brunswicker who smuggles tea for fun and profit; a captain whose ill-timed fit of laughter lands his entire crew in prison…and that’s just to name a few. Interesting, unusual, and always entertaining, these historical anecdotes are an enjoyable window into the feats and follies of Maritimers of the past.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781551098647
Item NB0969
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onOctober 15 2011
Language eng
Pages 214
Format Paperback
Dimensions8.75(in) x 5.75(in)
Shipping weight320(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Bob Kroll has been writing for the broadcast industry for more than thirty years. He is the author of Rogues and Rascals and Intimate Fragments, and is the past winner of an ACTRA Award for best writer, radio drama (Maritimes). He lives in Halifax.