Sat., Aug. 07 | Yarmouth

Book signing with Sharon Robart-Johnson

Come chat with Sharon about her latest book, Jude and Diana. Books will be sold that day and are currently on sale for $22.00 at the Mast Head Gift Shop (open Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm or online at www.yarmouthcountymuseum.ca)
Book signing with Sharon Robart-Johnson

Time & Location

Aug. 07, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Yarmouth, 22 Collins St, Yarmouth, NS B5A 3C8, Canada

About the Event

Come chat with Sharon about her latest book, Jude and Diana.

Books will be sold that day and are currently on sale for $22.00 at the Mast Head Gift Shop (open Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm or online at www.yarmouthcountymuseum.ca)

About the book "The only mention of Jude in Nova Scotia’s official history relates to her death: a slave-owning family was brought to trial for her murder in 1801. They were acquitted despite overwhelming evidence that they were guilty. Sharon Robart-Johnson pays tribute to such archival glimpses of enslaved people by re-creating the fullness of sisters Jude and Diana’s survival, emphasizing their joys alongside their hardship. She stories their movements through the U.S. to Nova Scotia, Canada, with the arrival of the United Empire Loyalists in 1783."

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