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Murray book signing in Amherst Sunday

Author Bruce Murray at his Northport cottage.
Author Bruce Murray at his Northport cottage.

After a successful reception in Memramcook, N.B. of his first book, Piau: Journey to the Promised Land, former Springhill resident Bruce Murray is returning from his Ontario home for book signings at Chapters Indigo in Champlain in Moncton on Sat, Sept. 9, and Coles Book Store in Amherst on Sunday the 10th. Both events begin at 1 p.m.  

With a foreword written by his sister, singing sensation Anne Murray, the author recreates the first-person journey of Pierre Belliveau who evaded the expulsion of the Acadians in 1755 and lead French refugees through hard winters along the Bay of Fundy until finding permanent settlement in Memramcook.

Released by Dundrun Publishing, Piau is available at bookstores or online at

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