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The Boy from Port Hood

By: MacMillan, John Francis "Lofty" (With Emery Hyslop and Peter McGahan)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., New Ireland Press: 1996

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 012840

Condition: As New


Original photo cover trade paperback. ISBN 0-920-483-99-2. This copy purchased from a bookstore dispersal. No writing or damage. "Lofty" came from Cape Breton, served as a policeman in Saint John, a union officer in Ottawa, and an active community worker even after retirement. 192 pp. View more info

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Killers, Thieves, Tramps, & Sinners

By: McGahan, Peter

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Goose Lane Editions: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001100

Condition: Very Good


Original black trade paperback with red lettering. Very good condition. The first story alone, "Confessions of a Bigamist", is worth the price of the book ! 192 pp. View more info

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Crime & Policing in Maritime Canada; Chapters from the Urban Records

By: McGahan, Peter

Price: $22.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Goose Lane Editions Ltd/: 1988

Seller ID: 003298

ISBN: 0-86492-085-7

Condition: Near Fine


Original black cloth on boards with unclipped DJ, all as new. A "human" narrative, covering the period from the 1830s to the 1960s. Poisoning, Prohibition, Prostitution.... 246 pp. View more info

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The "Quiet Campus"; A History of the University of New Brunswick in Saint John, 1959-1969

By: McGahan, Peter

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., New Ireland Press: 1998

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 009508

Condition: Near Fine


Black composition cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. Faultless. The author taught sociology and served as Dean of Faculty and Dean of Arts. He had several publications especially related to police work in the province. He died in 1997. 437 pp. View more info

The Saint John Police Story :The Clark Years 1890-1915

By: Wallace, Gerald F., Higgins, William, and McGahan, Peter

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., New Ireland Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013154

ISBN: 0-920483-24-0

Condition: Good Plus


Original yellow photo card covers. 1/2" tear at edge of front cover neatly repaired with clear tape. The first volume in a popular series of books about the Saint John Police Force. It covers the transition of the force from an informal organization to a militaristic organization under the autocratic leadership of Chief W. Walter Clark (spoiler alert - he didn't last!). Lots of strange crimes and bizarre criminals here, including a plot by a former asylum inmate to murder Saint John ministers with gifts of poisoned chocolates! Gerald Wallace was the Saint John Police Chief from 1965-19... View more info