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The nighthawk /
by Alice Jones ; introduction by Greg Marquis.
imprint
Halifax, N.S. : Formac, c2001.
description
398 p. : port.
ISBN
0887805388 :
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imprint
Halifax, N.S. : Formac, c2001.
isbn
0887805388 :
catalogue key
4625793
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"The Formac Fiction Treasures series emphasizes the formative role of Maritime writers in shaping international literary taste for historical romances during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries."
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Main Description
First published in 1901, The Night Hawk is a smouldering, romantic novel of passion and intrigue set in Paris, Halifax and the American Deep South. Heroine Antoinette Castelle is a wealthy Southerner--beautiful, poised, intelligent and divorced. When the American Civil War breaks out she leaves Paris to support the Rebel cause, landing in Halifax where she acts as a spy. Posing as a refugee she enjoys the conviviality of the city's social elite and its British Garrison, all the while plotting to bring international aid to the Southern States. The Night Hawk is a lush and exciting fictional portrait of Nova Scotia's nineteenth-century colonial elite. A Formac Fiction Treasures series title.
Main Description
First published in 1901, The Night Hawkis a smouldering, romantic novel of passion and intrigue set in Paris, Halifax and the American Deep South. Heroine Antoinette Castelle is a wealthy Southerner--beautiful, poised, intelligent and divorced. When the American Civil War breaks out she leaves Paris to support the Rebel cause, landing in Halifax where she acts as a spy. Posing as a refugee she enjoys the conviviality of the city's social elite and its British Garrison, all the while plotting to bring international aid to the Southern States. The Night Hawkis a lush and exciting fictional portrait of Nova Scotia's nineteenth-century colonial elite. A Formac Fiction Treasuresseries title.

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