On the 100th anniversary of the Halifax explosion, two new books examine the Tragedy’s Location in Canada’s mythology

The Halifax Explosion: Canada’s Worstnbsp;Disaster From Ken Cuthbertson HarperCollins/Patrick Crean Editions, 382 pages,nbsp;$34.99 The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinarynbsp;Heroism From John U.nbsp;Bacon HarperCollins/William Morrow, 418 pages,nbsp;$36.99 Ernest Barss survived the horrors of

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