The Irish in Cape Breton
by A.A. (Tony) MacKenzie • 160 pages
A RARE, RICH AND LIVELY HISTORY of the Irish in Cape Breton, showing that the recipe for authentic Cape Breton is a complex and exciting mix.
A historian who keeps history both accurate and alive, Tony MacKenzie opens the door wide with this wonderfully written account, full of detail and pithy stories about the pioneer settlements, and the social patterns and lifestyles that developed.
And musician Paul M. MacDonald offers a new chapter on "Irish Music in Cape Breton" filled with insight and valuable revelations.