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colony of unrequited dreams - Wayne Johnston
colony of unrequited dreams
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781862300637 (1862300631)
ASIN: B008NJMBX4
Publisher: Anchor
Pages no: 562
Edition language: English
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A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
4.0 The Colony of Unrequited Dreams (Johnston)
I've read a few Newfoundland novels lately, but this one, a fictionalized autobiography of Joey Smallwood, Newfoundland's first Premier, differs from the rest of them in that it is largely an urban novel, with most of the action set either in St. John's or in New York. Smallwood spent time working f...
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4.0 The Colony of Unrequited Dreams
"We are a people in whose bodies old sea-seeking rivers roar with blood." I had The Colony Of Unrequited Dreams on my Canada reading list. To be fair, the book was not high up on the list as my knowledge of and interest in Newfoundland was pretty non-existent. If I say my interest in Newfoundland ...
sarah
sarah rated it
4.0 The Colony Of Unrequited Dreams
This was the most fun I can ever remember having with Canadian history. I was fascinated by the characters' personal lives, and very interested in the development of Newfoundland as a country before it entered Confederation. I wish it could have been written from the point of view of Sheilagh Fieldi...
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