Margaret's Diary: From Scotland to Saskatchewan -a Signed Copy

By: McEachen, Murray (signed)

Price: $23.69

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, signed and inscribed by the author, ---"This is the story of a family living in Scotland, losing their home to the potato famine and the Highland Clearances, then moving to Canada where their future generation loses their Saskatchewan farm to the banks during the Great Depression. ---Born in Campbelltown, Scotland in the 1820s, Alexander McEachen grew up on a farm with his parents, Alex and Margaret, one brother and five sisters. ---Alexander was only a teenager when the potato famine struck Scotland and his family lost everything as the laird's men burnt their home because the rent could not be paid. He feared he may have killed one of these men and boarded a boat to escape only to find himself on a Royal Navy vessel bound for the Canadas. ---Once in this new land, Alexander travelled across the country working in Quebec, Montreal and the Ottawa Valley Two of his sons then ventured west to what was then the Northwest Territories where they homesteaded near Arcola in what was to become Saskatchewan. ---When the eldest son died in 1930, his farm was lost to the banks during the Great Depression and the family moved to Regina."---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: Margaret's Diary: From Scotland to Saskatchewan -a Signed Copy

Author Name: McEachen, Murray (signed)

Illustrator: Photo Cover

Categories: Historical Fiction,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB: Self Published / Murray McEachen, NO DATE (circa 2006), 1st Edition, First Printing: 2006

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 149675

Keywords: McEachen, Murray (signed)