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- DescriptionSet against the harsh backdrop of early 19th-century Newfoundland, this story tells of a sequence of expeditions made under the order of the British Crown to establish contact between the native Beothuk Indians and the settler communities. The result is devasting for both parties.
- Author BiographyMichael Crummey is the author of three books of poetry: Arguments with Gravity, Hard Light, Emergency Roadside Assistance; and a collection of short stories, Flesh and Blood. He was nominated for the Giller Prize in 2001 and the Journey Prize in 1998, and is a winner of the Bronwen Wallace Award. Born in Buchans, Newfoundland, he now lives in St Johns.
- Author(s)Michael Crummey
- PublisherCanongate Books Ltd
- Date of Publication29/08/2002
- GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationEdinburgh
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCanongate Books Ltd
- Out-of-print date22/06/2010
- Content Notemaps
- Weight512 g
- Width135 mm
- Height214 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)
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