Genre

  • Newfoundland Journal, A

    A Newfoundland Journal is a book-length poem drawn from the author's travels through the province's western edges in 2003. Janet MacFadyen is "from away," and the poem weaves disparate images of RV-packed ferries...

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  • Sky Waves

    Critically acclaimed novelist Michelle Butler Hallett rolls out her raucous brand of satire in this tender exploration of the human need for communication, communion, and love. Skywaves is set against the development...

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  • Freddy’s Day at the Races

    It’s Royal Regatta Day in St. John’s and Freddy is very excited. Dressed in his favourite pirate’s suit, he and his mom go down to Quidi Vidi Lake – along with 50,000 other fans. Suddenly Freddy...

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  • Ragtime for Beginners

    The poems in Ragtime for Beginners explore questions of perspective and memory. They consider the difference between something and the image of that thing; they attempt to distinguish a pomegranate, for example,...

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  • Silent Time, The

    In the early 1900s a young and newly wed Leona Merrigan sets out from the Newfoundland community of Three Brooks to find a better life in Knock Harbour on the island’s Cape Shore. After some happy years, tragedy...

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  • Puppy Story, A

    Laura Lou promises her Mom and Dad that if only she she can have a puppy, he will have perfect manners. Oops. Puppy has other ideas – like snacking on the houseplants and jumping out of the tub and sliding...

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  • Legacy of Laughter

    This collection of jokes and humour stories from Newfoundland will make even the most cynical joker smile with delight. It’s perfect for anyone with Newfoundland roots, the young and old alike, or anyone who...

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  • Livyer’s World

    The year is 2150. Ninety percent of the world’s population has been wiped out. Civilization has evolved to accommodate various cultures. In Newfoundland, a ‘livyer’ culture dominates. The population is...

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  • Mundy Pond

    Mundy Pond is a coming-of-age story about young Gordie MacAllister that’s set in Newfoundland in the late 1970’s.

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  • Rebecca’s Ducks

    Rebecca’s Ducks tells the story of a little girl named Rebecca who moves from Toronto to Conception Bay North. She loves ducks and hopes to find a duck pond near her new home. When she finds a duck pond with...

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