Books tagged: newfoundland

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Victorian Heroes: The popularisation of the Newfoundland and St Bernard in Victorian England
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Series: Dog History Shorts, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013 by Puppy Care Education. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
“The Saint Bernard shares with the Newfoundland the honor of being the only two breeds of dogs whose special mission and characteristics are the saving of life, in contradiction to all other breeds which more or less, lie in the direction of destruction.” (Show Dogs) Monumental developments like dog shows and purebred registries often overshadow the fact that Victorian values shaped perceptions
A Rebellious Spirit: Daniel Tracey
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Series: The Tracey Irish Family, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Daniel Tracey, an Irish farmer from Tipperary, seeks escape from hardships in Ireland in 1815, hoping to establish a homestead in Canada for his little family. Instead his family is almost torn apart as he finds himself immersed in the struggle for true political freedom and democracy in Lower Canada and becomes a Patriote fighter in the 1837 Rebellion.
Dagny Rocks
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 148,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Rhea grows up in the hippie days of the 70's aboard a hand-built, ocean-going tugboat. Later she joins Icelander Petur on his big sailing ketch. With an ever-changing crew, Dagny voyages nearly non-stop happily surviving mechanical failures, ripped sails, a keel conversion, irate port captains, multiple mast-removals, and two Newfoundland winters.
The Banks of Newfoundland
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 176,630. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Daniel and Charlie, a pair of young men from Newfoundland, head off to fight in the Great War. Follow the exploits of the Newfoundland Regiment, and the impact that the war has on the lives of the young men who took up arms.
Doctor on the Rock
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,720. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014 by Catherine A. MacKenzie. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
DOCTOR ON THE ROCK recounts the experiences of Christian Belcourt, a doctor in Ferryland, Newfoundland, from 1959 to 1962, during the early days of outreach medicine. The book also covers his childhood, future visits to the island as a radiologist, and his last visit as a tourist.
Newfie, Come Home!
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Price: Free! Words: 18,590. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Screenplays » Comedy
Newfie Gord McDougall's dad fails comically in a suicide attempt. Gord misunderstands his father's advice about "go big or go home." Gord is bound and determined to make his family proud ... by killing himself.