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  • Talking to Ghosts – Newfoundland Poetry Series

    Talking to Ghosts is Philip Gardner's fourth volume of poetry, and his second to be published in Newfoundland, where he has taught for nearly thirty years. Many of these poems have been published in magazines...

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  • Bending with the Wind – Newfoundland Poetry Series

    The Newfoundland Poetry Series began in 1993, to honour and preserve the literary talents of our Newfoundland and Labrador poets. Breakwater's aim is to make the series affordable to as many lovers of poetry...

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  • The Time of Icicles

    A collection of lyric pieces, The Time of Icicles is anchored in the author's experience of Newfoundland. But these poems are of a continent, a century. An underlying preoccupation of the volume is with states...

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  • Still More Poems from a Newfoundland Village

    Still More Poems from a Newfoundland Village is the third volume of verse from St. John's-based poet Mabel Avery. Celebrating the land, people and natural beauty of her home province, this collection springs...

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  • Rattles and Steadies

    Gander is one of the best known small towns in the world, especially among western and eastern Europeans. Russians know it with familiarity. This book is not about Gander, however, despite its notoriety; rather...

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  • 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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  • Forget Me Not

    A poignant tale of how The Great War touched a country, and of how a man who was certain he had lost what was most important to him, finds it again through the friendship of a child. It is a story of honour and...

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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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