About the launch

Tri-County Vanguard - - News -

J. Don­ald Doucette’s new book – The Fish Drag­gers of S.W. Nova Sco­tia – will be launched Fri­day, Jan. 11, at 1:30 p.m. at the Musée des Aca­di­ens des Pub­ni­cos.

to put bread on the ta­ble.”

Doucette even­tu­ally left the fish­ery and got in the life in­sur­ance busi­ness. He has been re­tired for about a decade. He also is a for­mer Ar­gyle mu­nic­i­pal coun­cil­lor.

Asked to com­pare the fish­ery of to­day with the one he par­tic­i­pated in decades back, he notes the boats are big­ger now and safety is more of a pri­or­ity, with bet­ter equip­ment and train­ing.

Doucette’s new book is 271 pages and will be avail­able at var­i­ous lo­ca­tions, in­clud­ing Coles in Yar­mouth, Spencer’s in Shel­burne, Wilson’s Home Hard­ware in Bar­ring­ton, Phar­masave and the Red Cap in West Pub­nico, Clarence’s Shop­ping Mart in Saulnierville and Bain­ton’s in An­napo­lis Royal.

ERIC BOURQUE

Don­ald Doucette with his new book. It’s the third book writ­ten by the Lower West Pub­nico res­i­dent.

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