Jack Fitzgerald’s Treasury of Newfoundland Stories Volume 1: True Crime and Adventure is a thought provoking, thrilling collection of Newfoundland stories, featuring some of the most spectacular crimes, brutal murder cases and hangings in Newfoundland history. Equally as compelling are the adventure narratives of blizzards, cyclones, hurricanes and avalanches. It reaches beyond the borders of Newfoundland and tells Jack Ford’s first-hand account of the day the atomic bomb devastated Nagasaki, as well as chronicles a brutal guillotining, which took place in neighbouring St. Pierre and Miquelon.
Each story has been extensively researched and is constructed based on information gathered from court records, police records, government documents, newspapers, magazines, books and personal interviews.
Jack Fitzgerald’s Treasury of Newfoundland Stories Volume 1: True Crime and Adventure is an enlightening and entertaining collection of true stories for the history enthusiast.