About the Author
Born in one of the Planter houses built in 1777, in the Annapolis Valley, and a graduate of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, wherever Judith lives she is still a Maritimer. Investigating her ancestors led to the fictional life of a real person, Minnie Healy, born in 1864 outside the village of Port Williams in Kings Co., Nova Scotia. No other details of her life were recorded. This is Judith's first novel.
Minnie of the Maritimes
by Judith Tait
When a young woman from a conservative
community gets 'in the family way' in 1880 the options for her future are limited. The fortunate ones are sent away to give them a chance for a new life and so it is for sixteen year old Minnie.
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