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Norman, Howard A.

Summary: A Jewish woman in 1938 Nova Scotia becomes obsessed with a painting in a museum. It is called Jewess on a Street in Amsterdam and is on loan from Holland. The woman decides to live the subject's life, a momentous decision as the Nazis are on the march. By the author of The Bird Artist.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1998

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MacLean, Julianne

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Summary: Abbie MacIntyre is living the dream in the picturesque Nova Scotia town she calls home. She is a successful surgeon, is married to a handsome cardiologist, and has a model teenage son who is only months away from going off to college. But then one fateful night, everything changes. When a drunk driver hits her car, Abbie is rushed to the hospital. She survives, but the accident forces...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

Markle, Sandra.

Summary: A few horses, set free on Sable Island, Nova Scotia, soon become wild and, led by one fine stallion, find a way to survive. Includes historical notes and facts about wild horses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Company 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E MAR

Hill, Lawrence

Summary: Abducted from Africa as a child and enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata Diallo thinks only of freedom. Sold to an indigo trader who recognizes her intelligence, Aminata is torn from her husband and child and thrown into the chaos of the Revolutionary War. In Manhattan, Aminata helps pen the Book of Negroes, a list of blacks rewarded for service to the king with safe passage to Nova Scotia. When...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HIL

Lent, Jeffrey.

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Summary: "Henry Dorn has spent years building a family, but it only takes a single afternoon for it to fall apart. Abruptly widowed of the love of his life, Henry buys a steamer ticket for Amsterdam, the city of his heritage, hoping to start life anew. Nothing could have prepared him for the young woman he mets on the ship: the fiery, self- sufficient Lydia Pearce, one of a new generation of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lent 2009

Norman, Howard A.

Summary: Orphaned by the sudden suicides of both his parents (who discovered they were in love with the same woman), seventeen-year-old Wyatt Hillyer is taken in by his aunt and uncle in the small town of Middle Economy, Novia Scotia, where he is apprenticed to his uncle's toboggan business and falls in love with his ravishing adopted cousin, Tilda. Setting in motion the novel's chain of life-altering...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FICTION NOR

MacLeod, Alistair.

Summary: Generations after their forebears went into exile, the MacDonalds still face seemingly unmitigated hardships and cruelties of life. Alexander, orphaned as a child by a horrific tragedy, has nevertheless gained some success in the world. Even his older brother, Calum, a nearly destitute alcoholic living on Toronto's skid row, has been scarred by another tragedy. But, like all his clansman,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAC

Mills, Jean

Summary: "This beautifully crafted coming-of-age young adult novel set in Nova Scotia focuses on a young woman's family, friendships, conficts, healing and inner-strength."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Red Deer Press 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MIL

Norman, Howard A.

Summary: Orphaned by the sudden suicides of both his parents (who discovered they were in love with the same woman), seventeen-year-old Wyatt Hillyer is taken in by his aunt and uncle in the small town of Middle Economy, Novia Scotia, where he is apprenticed to his uncle's toboggan business and falls in love with his ravishing adopted cousin, Tilda. Setting in motion the novel's chain of life-altering...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC NOR

Hill, Lawrence

Summary: Dreaming of escaping her life of slavery in South Carolina and returning to her African home, slave Aminata Diallo is thrown into the chaos of the Revolutionary War, during which she helps create a list of black people who have been honored for their service to the king.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIL

Rice, Luanne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Rice 2005

Norman, Howard.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Wyatt Hillyer is suddenly orphaned when his parents, within hours of each other, jump off two different bridges--the result of their separate involvements with the same compelling neighbor, a Halifax switchboard operator and aspiring actress. The suicides cause Wyatt to move to small-town Middle Economy to live with his uncle, aunt, and cousin Tilda. Wyatt's account of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Norman 2010

Holder, Jean M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia 1986

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.3716 NOV

Summary: A black hockey player hopes to be drafted into the NHL, but his dreams are threatened by the racial tensions in his Nova Scotia community.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Light Year Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ACR

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