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Red Sky at Night: Superstitions and Wives' Tales Compiled by Atlantic Canada's Most Eclectic Collector

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“Red sky in the morning, sailor take warning; red sky at night, sailor's delight.” Atlantic Canadian tradition holds that such warnings be taken seriously. And with good reason; lives often hang in the balance. Sailors aren’t alone in seeing in the world a connectedness that is often lost in the modern world. In Atlantic Canada, thankfully such beliefs still play a role in ...more
Paperback, 220 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by MacIntyrePurcell Publishing, Inc
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Vernon Oickle lives in Liverpool, Nova Scotia. He studied journalism in Lethbridge, Alberta and upon his graduation in 1982, he returned to his hometown to begin his newspaper career. Since then, Vernon has won many regional, national and international awards for writing and photography. In 2012, he won the International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors’ Golden Quill Award for best editorial wr ...more