DIANNE MARSHALL considers herself an amateur historian, but her books have won her positive reviews from historians as well as award nominations. She was born, raised and educated in Halifax and worked as a senior civil servant in the Nova Scotia government. Heroes of the Acadian Resistance was nominated for the 2012 Dartmouth Book Award. She appears regularly on CBC Radio’s Information Morning telling true stories of Nova Scotia’s past and is a frequent contributor to the Sunday Herald.
Heroes of the Acadian Resistance tells the unique story of 2 young men who became leaders of guerrilla fighters by resisting the British authorities in Nova Scotia. Fighting to prevent the destruction of Acadian homes, farms, & the forcible deportation of thousands. This book tells the tragic well-known story of the 1755 Expulsion of the Acadians.
Heroes of the Acadian Resistance tells the unique and little-known story of two young men who became leaders of guerilla fighters who fought to prevent the destruction of Acadian homes and farms and the forcible deportation of thousands of peoples. This book offers a fresh perspective on the tragic story of the 1755 Expulsion of the Acadians.