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Author Name:    ACREMAN, Celesta Gerber

Title:   For the Love of Labrador - My Story

Publisher:    Robinson Blackmore, St. John's, 1997, ISBN:096826400X 

Seller ID:   108652

ACREMAN, Celesta Gerber. For the Love of Labrador - My Story. [St. John's :Robinson Blackmore, 1997]. First Edition. Pp (6),1-73,(1). With 37 b&w pho tos in the text. 8vo, photo-illustrated cardcovers, white spine with black lettering. Celesta Gerber Acreman (b. August 23, 1913, Pandora, Ohio - d. February 15, 1997, Mary's Harbour, Labrador). "She came to Labrador in 1940,first as a volunteer nurse with the International Grenfell Association (I. G.A.). Over the years she developed a keen interest in writing about her life and experiences while living on the Labrador coast. She devoted fifty-seven years of her life to serving communities in Labrador [including George's Cove, Port Hope Simpson, Battle Harbour and Mary's Harbour]. In addition to her chosen work career, Celesta was very active in many aspects of Labrador community life as a volunteer and leader with the Town COuncil, Labrador Craft Association and the St. Mary the Virgin Church." - from the rear cover. Contents: Foreword by her children; Part I. Out of Pandora's Box, 1913-1940; Part II. Fifty-Seven Years for Labrador, 1940-1997; Tribute to My Dear Wife by Gordon Acreman; Tribute to Our Mother Celesta (Gerber) Acreman by Betty Barnes. Very good. 20.00


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