Rum-Running

Allison Lawlor

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ISBN: 9781551097343

Rum-Running

  Author:   Allison Lawlor    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

The first book in the Stories of Our Past series, Rum-Running is an intriguing look at one of the most fascinating aspects of Atlantic Canada’s past. Journalist and author Allison Lawlor chronicles the history of this furtive trade and recounts the exploits and escapades of the East Coast’s most infamous liquor smugglers. Complete with enthralling first-person accounts, fact-filled sidebars, and over 60 photos, and written in an easy-to-read, accessible style, Rum-Running is the rollicking story of one of the most captivating, and controversial, chapters of Canadian history.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title:9781551097343
Item NB0864
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onOctober 19 2009
Language eng
Pages 122
Format Paperback
Dimensions8(in) x 5.5(in)
Shipping weight235(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE

Allson Lawlor's work has appeared in the Globe and Mail and several magazines. After working as a reporter for newspapers in Ontario, Allison returned in 2003 to Nova Scotia, where she had previously attended the University of King's College. She is the author of several non-fiction books for adults, and this is her first book for children. Allison lives in Prospect, Nova Scotia, with her husband, two daughters, and several animals.