NEWFOUNDLAND'S PREMIER PUBLISHER SINCE 1973

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ISBN: 9781550816327

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A novel of remarkable historical breadth, Found Far and Wide follows Sam Kennedy through the tragedy of the Great Newfoundland Sealing Disaster of 1914, the horrors of The First World War, and the dangers of rum-running in Prohibition-era New York. And as Sam journeys through the turbulent first half of the twentieth century, carrying the ghosts of those he’s lost, he clings to his love for a woman he’s only ever seen in a photograph. Here, one of Newfoundland’s most celebrated authors offers a story of the irresistible historical forces that define our lives and the compelling private power that beckons us home.

  • Title Found Far and Wide
  • Author Name Kevin Major (CA)
  • Product Type Paperback , Ebook
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A novel of remarkable historical breadth, Found Far and Wide follows Sam Kennedy through the tragedy of the Great Newfoundland Sealing Disaster of 1914, the horrors of The First World War, and the dangers of rum-running in Prohibition-era New York. And as Sam journeys through the turbulent first half of the twentieth century, carrying the ghosts of those he’s lost, he clings to his love for a woman he’s only ever seen in a photograph. Here, one of Newfoundland’s most celebrated authors offers a story of the irresistible historical forces that define our lives and the compelling private power that beckons us home.

Kevin Major is a Canadian author who lives in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador with his wife.He writes for both young people and adults, including fiction, literary non-fiction, poetry, and plays. Major was born and raised in Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador. He later moved to St. John's where he attended Memorial University. Before becoming a writer, he taught school in several parts of the province, including the Eastport Peninsula in Bonavista Bay. His early novels are known for exploring issues of adolescence and the family. They were usually set on the Island of Newfoundland. In 1992 he was awarded the Vicky Metcalf Award for his body of work.

ISBN:  9781550816327 , 9781550816457

Item Publish Date: 2016 / 04 / 28

Measurements: 8.5 in X 5.25 in X .5 in

Weight: 0.5 kg

Page Count: 226

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