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The Lily and the Cross

A Tale of Acadia

by James De Mille, introduction by Michael Peterman

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Intrigues from Old France haunt the lives of young lovers as they face revenge and death in this pre-Acadian Deportation novel that ranges from Boston to Grand Pr? to Fortress Louisbourg. Published in Boston in 1874, The Lily and the Cross demonstrates New Brunswick-born James De Mille at his popular story-telling best.

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JAMES DE MILLE was born in Saint John, NB, in 1833, and educated at Acadia College, Wolfville, NS, and Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. He taught at Acadia College and Dalhousie College in Halifax. He had a successful career as a prolific and popular novelist. He died in 1880, and his best known novel, A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder, was published posthumously in 1888.

MICHAEL PETERMAN is Professor Emeritus (English Literature) at Trent University. He has written or edited books on Susanna Moodie, Catharine Parr Traill, Isabella Valancy Crawford, Robertson Davies, and Willa Cather.

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