Abraham Gesner : the lure of the rocks and a burning ambition.
Debt and bad management drove Abraham Gesner off his farm in Nova Scotia's bucolic Annapolis Valley in 1825. It turned out to be a stroke of luck. While doing medical courses in London hospitals, he encountered the industrial revolution. Attending sundry lectures and demonstrations, he got his...
|Main Author:||Haigh, Elizabeth V.|
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