Oceans of Rum: The Nova Scotia Banana Fleet in Rum-Runner Heaven

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"In Oceans of Rum, David Mossman draws on family, community, and Canadian history to bring the story of rum-running in Atlantic Canada to vivid, pulsing life through his uncle's actual experiences. Mossman's book is a three-cornered chronicle involving Spindlers, Ritceys, and Romkeys--all South Shore Nova Scotia families. It is an account tinged with tragedy and intrigue and shows how seemingly ordinary folk can find themselves thrust into the most extraordinary activities. Prohibition, legislated in the United States in ...

Oceans of Rum: The Nova Scotia Banana Fleet in Rum-Runner Heaven 2017, Pottersfield Press

ISBN-13: 9781897426760

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