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Curse of the Narrows by Laura M. Mac Donald

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Published by Walker & Company .
Written in English


  • Military - World War I,
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  • History: World,
  • Canada - Post-Confederation (1867-),
  • Maritime History,
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The Physical Object
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7876906M
ISBN 100802715109
ISBN 109780802715104

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Buy a cheap copy of Curse of the Narrows: The Halifax book by Laura M. MacDonald. Assiduous research, beautiful writing, and a great talent for historical reconstruction make Laura MacDonald's Curse of the Narrows the definitive account of the Free shipping over $Cited by: 6. "The Curse of the Narrows" does an excellent job detailing the explosion and its aftermath; meticulously researched and written it is probably the definitive account of this tragedy. Laura Mac Donald does an excellent job not only detailing the explosion but also the relief effort, and court inquiries that followed/5(). "Curse Of The Narrows" is an excellent, interesting, historical read. This is a great book for history lovers and also an exciting story of the way people react and get through horrible tragedy. It is from a time when people led simple lives and communication was not like it is today. I highly recommend this book and would even read it again!/5(12). Oct 02,  · CURSE OF THE NARROWS. By Laura M. Mac Donald. Illustrated. pp. Walker & Company. $ It's the lesson of New Orleans today, and 88 years ago it .

Curse Of The Narrows The Halifax Explosion by Laura Mac Donald. On Sale: 05/25/ Sep 12,  · Does the electronic version of the book completely replace the paper version? Of course not. Best of all, if after reading an e-book, you buy a paper version of Curse of the Narrows. Read the book on paper - it is quite a powerful experience%(). Filled with archival photos, defined by meticulous research and infused with a storyteller’s sensibility, Curse of the Narrows is a compelling and powerful book, ever timely one the one-hundredth anniversary of the Halifax explosion. "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.4/5(). Curse of the Narrows, by Laura M. Mac Donald (read 22 May ) This book tells of the explosion caused by a collision of two ships, the Mont Blanc and the Imo, in the harbor at Halifax, Nova Scotia, on 6 Dec It resulted in over deaths, injured, and people left homeless/5(21).

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