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Danger Tree Memory, War and the Search for a Family's Past

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ISBN-10: 0802776167

ISBN-13: 9780802776167

Edition: 2001 (Reprint)

Authors: David Macfarlane

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Emulating the circuitous tales told by his mother's relatives, the Goodyears of Newfoundland, David Macfarlane has crafted a masterpiece of history and memory that will remain indelibly in the minds of its readers. Macfarlane weaves the major events of Newfoundland's twentieth century—the ravages of tuberculosis; the great seal-hunt disaster; the bitter debate over whether to become part of Canada; and above all, the First World War—into a saga of the ill-starred yet heroic fortunes of his family, who were rarely in control of events but often at the center of them. With deep affection, he brings to life a multigenerational cast of characters who are as colorful as only Newfoundlanders can…    
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Book details

List price: $13.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Walker & Company
Publication date: 4/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

The Danger Tree
Better or Worse?
The Lost One
Country Gardens
Fathers and Sons
The Ambitious City
Our Island Story
Beer and Skittles
Fire
The Danger Tree
Acknowledgements