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Based on Cartwright’s ill-fated expedition in search of the Beothuk. Jonah Squibb and his Royal Navy companions are tasked with making the first peaceful contact with the Beothuk in more than a century and a half. Conspiring against them are the unforgiving wilderness, unscrupulous merchants and politicians, and the Beothuk’s mistrust of the party’s motives. Greed and compassion collide in this robust and spirited novel that recreates the epic 1768 Cartwright mission to right the wrongs of a bloody past. The novel breathes new life to events that sealed the fate of the Beothuk and etched the very soul of Newfoundland.

  • Title The Beothuk Expedition
  • Author Name Derek Yetman (CA)
  • Product Type Paperback , Ebook
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Based on Cartwright’s ill-fated expedition in search of the Beothuk. Jonah Squibb and his Royal Navy companions are tasked with making the first peaceful contact with the Beothuk in more than a century and a half. Conspiring against them are the unforgiving wilderness, unscrupulous merchants and politicians, and the Beothuk’s mistrust of the party’s motives. Greed and compassion collide in this robust and spirited novel that recreates the epic 1768 Cartwright mission to right the wrongs of a bloody past. The novel breathes new life to events that sealed the fate of the Beothuk and etched the very soul of Newfoundland.

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Derek Yetman has been a writer and journalist for many years. A former naval reservist, his attachment to the nautical world continues as skipper of the sailboat Second Wind, and as secretaryof the Crow’s Nest Officers’ Club. He lives and works in St. John's, NL.

ISBN:  9781550813609 , 9781550813746

Item Publish Date: 2011 / 09 / 29

Measurements: 8 in X 5 in X .75 in

Weight: 0.15 kg

Page Count: 296

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