A Novel About Autism in Nineteenth Century Nova Scotia

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A Wholesome Horror: Poor Houses in Nova Scotia 2nd Edition

A Wholesome Horror: Poor Houses in Nova Scotia by Brenda Thompson

I was delighted when Brenda Thompson asked me to contribute a foreword to her second edition of A Wholesome Horror: Poor Houses in Nova Scotia published by SSP Publications. I have known Brenda for a number of years now and her research and support were critical to Poor Farm. Check out the latest edition for a much expanded take on this neglected area of Nova Scotia history, and see below for my full foreword.

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Books For The Holiday Season

Atlantic Books Historical Stories Section

Atlantic Books are dedicated to helping readers in Atlantic Canada discover books written and published in their region. They release high quality magazines and guides, including their Holiday Gifts Guide. I was delighted to see Poor Farm featured in the Historical Stories Section. They say the best gift you can give someone is a novel experience. What better gift is there than the transformation of your surroundings offered by a book?