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July 23, 1962

July 23, 1962

Daniel MacIvor, a well-known Canadian actor, playwright, screenwriter, film and theatre director, was born in Sydney. He won notable awards, including (twice) the Chalmers Award for best new Canadian play (twice), the 2006 Governor General’s Award for Drama, and the 2008 Siminovitch Prize in theatre (playwright). He held the position of Western University’s writer-in-residence for 2017-2018. (Photo: Daniel MacIvor, 2016. Playwrightsguild.ca).
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Binding: Hardback, 192 pages
Publication Date: 13th October 2017
ISBN: 9781459504806 Price: $34.95
Format: 10in x 8in; 300+ colour images
400 Years in 365 Days gives readers a fun, trivia-filled record which reflects the communities and peoples of Nova Scotia spanning the past 400+ years. Illustrating the entries are 300+ visuals including full colour paintings, drawings, photos, and archival objects. This informative and entertaining volume is a great reference book and a great gift for anyone interested in Nova Scotias colourful past and lively present

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LEO J. DEVEAU is an independent librarian-researcher-writer focused on Nova Scotia. On the 150th anniversary of Confederation Leo decided to update, revise and extend Shirley Elliott’s 1979 Nova Scotia Book of Days, resulting in his book 400 Years in 365 Days.