David Mossman

David Mossman, ‘Oceans of Rum: the Nova Scotia Banana Fleet in Rum-Runner Heaven’

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In his new book Oceans of Rum, David Mossman draws on family, community, and Canadian history to bring the story of rum-running in Atlantic Canada to vivid, pulsing life through his uncle’s actual experiences. Mossman’s book is a three-cornered chronicle involving Spindlers, Ritceys, and Romkeys – all South Shore families. It is an account tinged with tragedy and intrigue and shows how seemingly ordinary folk can…

Four books, three authors, one great evening

Four books, three authors, one great evening

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Thursday evening Pottersfield Press celebrated the launch of three new books at The Company House in Halifax, NS. Steven Laffoley read from his latest novel, The Blue Tattoo, set during the time of the Halifax Explosion; David Mossman read from his new history book Going Over, a biography of Titus Mossman, a veteran of the “great War” who served with 85th Canadian Infantry Battalion, the Nova Scotia…

Share your remembrance

Share your remembrance

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Thank you to all who shared their remembrances with us on Facebook. It was wonderful to hear your stories of family and Remembrance Day gatherings. Kathleen Yeats McCawley will receive the package of books pictured above. *** Remembrance Day is a time to reflect on the past and think about those who donned a uniform for our country. This year, we’re asking you to share your…