We received in the mail the other day a book, which cost us one dollar and one cent. It was the same book as the one we had just returned to the library in Liverpool, and which was so interesting that we decided we needed to have our own copy.
It was a book published in 1994 called Atlantic Hearth: Early Homes and Families of Nova Scotia. We were not anywhere near a used book store, so Sheila pulled out her iPad and began looking for copies. She typed the title name into Google and found, on the Amazon Canada website, a copy of the book for $56.36.
….to continue reading this article by Tom Sheppard published in the Queens County Advance, go to Column: Four one dollar, a history of Nova Scotia.