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Nature and Human Nature

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ISBN-10: 1406515841

ISBN-13: 9781406515848

Edition: N/A

Authors: Thomas Chandler Haliburton

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Work from one considered to be one of the first major Canadian authors, written during the mid-nineteenth century.
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List price: $20.99
Publisher: Dodo Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Thomas Chandler Haliburton was born on December 17, 1796, in Windsor, Nova Scotia. After graduating from Kings College in Windsor, Haliburton opened a law practice at Annapolis Royal. Twenty years later, in 1841, Haliburton was appointed a Judge of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court. In addition to his work as a lawyer, politician, and judge, Haliburton was an author, the first Canadian writer to gain international attention during the 19th century. He is best known for the book The Sayings and Doings of Sam Slick of Slickville, featuring the literary character Sam Slick, a Yankee clock peddler whose witty sayings are still quoted today. As a history writer, Haliburton wrote the books History of…