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...

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Main Author: Haigh, Elizabeth V.
Published: [S.l.] : Telwell Talent, [2019].

Halifax - Books

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550.924 H124 1