“A Fascinating Read”: The Telegram’s Robin McGrath Declares A Trip to Labrador is “A Fine Little Book.”

labrador“A fascinating read for anyone with the slightest interest in Labrador or the Grenfell mission … Moore gives us a warts-and-all portrait of a man [Grenfell] who has been alternately demonized and deified in Newfoundland and Labrador.”

” In 1905 Rev. Edward Caldwell Moore volunteered to travel along the Labrador coast with Sir wilfred Grenfell … He also pined for his wife and children, obsessed over mail delivery and telegraph facilities, learned a lot about life on the coast … [and] if even half of what Moore wrote about Grenfell was true, the whole organization was heading for disaster …”

 

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