Tom Finn

Biography

Tom Finn was born in 1931 -- and bred and buttered -- in the old town of Corner Brook West, Newfoundland, then a British Colony. After working in New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and California, he took up residence in Ottawa. A retired federal public servant, Tom has always taken a keen interest in the affairs of his island homeland. He is especially interested in the transformation of Newfoundland, formerly a British colony, following the American 'invasion' in the 1940s, and its union with Canada in 1949.

Other fiction or poetry by Tom Finn:

Malpeque Bay: A State Of Mind

Princes

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Books

Westsiders
By Tom Finn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,330. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010 by Petra Books. Category: Fiction
Finn gives us "real gems" (Darrell Squires, Library Resources Board, Newfoundland) -- sketches from the social fabric and the subtle influence of the American presence in Newfoundland, Canada, in the 1940s and 1950s. Like a ship in the mist there emerges from these ardent, tragicomic lives, a recognition of ourselves. -- * drama * relationships * desire and delusion * --

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