Bay Of Hope

by David Ward
Bay Of Hope
  • ISBN-13: 9781773051611
  • Author(s): David Ward
  • Subject: BML
  • Publisher: Ecw Press
  • Imprint: Ecw Press Digital
  • Publication Date: 17-04-2018
  • Format: Electronic book text

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<p><strong>A &ldquo;come from away&rdquo; exploring love, loneliness, and adventure in remote Newfoundland</strong></p> <p>Part memoir, part nature writing, part love story,&nbsp;<em>Bay of Hope&nbsp;</em>is an occasionally comical, often adversarial, and always emotional story about the five years ecologist David Ward lived in an isolated Newfoundland community; of how he ended up there, worked, survived the elements, and coped with loneliness and a lack of intimacy. But this book is also a story about David&rsquo;s 78 McCallum, Newfoundland, neighbors, the unforgiving mountain and wilderness culture they call home, and why their government wishes they were dead.</p> <p>Creative nonfiction written in the tradition of Farley Mowat&rsquo;s&nbsp;<em>Bay of Spirits</em>, Ward&rsquo;s memoir is also evocative of Michael Crummey&rsquo;s poignant novel&nbsp;<em>Sweetland</em>&nbsp;and Annie Dillard&rsquo;s Pulitzer Prize&ndash;winning&nbsp;<em>Pilgrim at Tinker Creek</em>. A book about how
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<p><strong>A &ldquo;come from away&rdquo; exploring love, loneliness, and adventure in remote Newfoundland</strong></p> <p>Part memoir, part nature writing, part love story,&nbsp;<em>Bay of Hope&nbsp;</em>is an occasionally comical, often adversarial, and always emotional story about the five years ecologist David Ward lived in an isolated Newfoundland community; of how he ended up there, worked, survived the elements, and coped with loneliness and a lack of intimacy. But this book is also a story about David&rsquo;s 78 McCallum, Newfoundland, neighbors, the unforgiving mountain and wilderness culture they call home, and why their government wishes they were dead.</p> <p>Creative nonfiction written in the tradition of Farley Mowat&rsquo;s&nbsp;<em>Bay of Spirits</em>, Ward&rsquo;s memoir is also evocative of Michael Crummey&rsquo;s poignant novel&nbsp;<em>Sweetland</em>&nbsp;and Annie Dillard&rsquo;s Pulitzer Prize&ndash;winning&nbsp;<em>Pilgrim at Tinker Creek</em>. A book about how

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