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Jeanne Dugas of Acadia: A Novel By Cassie Deveaux Cohoon,

  • Title: Jeanne Dugas of Acadia: A Novel
  • Author: Cassie Deveaux Cohoon
  • ISBN: 9781897009710
  • Page: 182
  • Format: Paperback
  • In many ways, the story of Jeanne Dugas and her family is the story of the Acadians Born of Acadian parents at Louisbourg, Jeanne Dugas 1731 1817 and her husband Pierre Bois were among the founding families of the Acadian village of Cheticamp in 1785 Descended from one of the three most prominent families in Acadia, Jeanne Dugas and her family lived for than thirtIn many ways, the story of Jeanne Dugas and her family is the story of the Acadians Born of Acadian parents at Louisbourg, Jeanne Dugas 1731 1817 and her husband Pierre Bois were among the founding families of the Acadian village of Cheticamp in 1785 Descended from one of the three most prominent families in Acadia, Jeanne Dugas and her family lived for than thirty years under the threat of capture and deportation by the British militia and attacks by pirates and privateers In this historical fiction, we follow Jeanne Dugas s trials and tribulations from Louisbourg to Grand Pre NS , to Port Toulouse and Mira Cape Breton , Ile Saint Jean PEI , Remshic NS , Restigouche NB and back again often than once Finally captured by the British militia, she and her family were imprisoned for three years on George s Island, where three of her four children died When released, they sought refuge on Ile Madame Cape Breton and finally to the area now known as Cheticamp.
    Jeanne Dugas of Acadia A Novel In many ways the story of Jeanne Dugas and her family is the story of the Acadians Born of Acadian parents at Louisbourg Jeanne Dugas and her husband Pierre Bois were among the founding fa

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    1. I had always thought that I had a good grasp of the history of the 18th Century deportation of the Acadians from Nova Scotia, but I found that the story came to life like never before in the pages of Jeanne Dugas of Acadia Riveting and filled with emotion, the book follows the life of Jeanne Dugas as she and her family try desperately to avoid deportation and remain in their beloved Acadia The heartache that Jeanne faces is expressed flawlessly by the author, who uniquely captures a female persp [...]

    2. So, this on my folks gave me In terms of a novel it was well, so so I suppose that the best way to describe it is as a relation of facts, instead of a novel with fully developed characters and settings.Still, I appreciate reading about some of the history of the part of the world in which my parents live Following the story of the English defeat of Louisbourg and the surrounding area through the life of one person was an interesting way to understand the impact on the local people Not sure I d c [...]

    3. I had been traveling in Nova Scotia recently And learned about the Acadians who were deported by the British as they fought with the French for control of Nova Scotia The juvenile historical fiction book follows Jeanne through the many years of Jeanne and her family members surviving the many years and many injustices felt by the Catholic French.

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