So You Think You Know Nova Scotia

Vernon Oickle
ISBN: 978-1-77276-166-5

We bet even the most passionate students of all things Nova Scotia won't be able to answer all 1000 of these questions. We double-dog dare you to give it a try!

From which beach is pictured on the front of the Nova Scotia health card, to which famed American gangster was a regular visitor to a small fishing village on the province's South Shore during prohibition, to what Nova Scotia bank was the site of the first recorded bank robbery in North America in 1861, these are just some of the questions that will stump even the biggest trivia buffs in the province.

And there is more. Lots more. Who was Nova Scotia's first Black doctor? Who was the Nova Scotia-born inventor who made kerosene in the 1850s and is now known as the father of the petroleum industry? What was the name of Nova Scotia's first convicted murderer?



Vernon Oickle is the author of 32 books, including Red Sky at Night, Strange Nova Scotia, Bluenosers' Book of Slang and Ghost Stories of Nova Scotia. Oickle is the Dean of Nova Scotia writers writing about Maritime folklore, superstitions and traditions. He is also the bestselling author of The Crow murder mystery series.

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