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MacDermott of Fortune Bay.  First Edition in dustjacket, MacDERMOTT, Hugh
Author Name:    MacDERMOTT, Hugh

Title:   MacDermott of Fortune Bay. First Edition in dustjacket

Publisher:    Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1938, 

Seller ID:   42485

MacDERMOTT, Hugh. MacDermott of Fortune Bay told by Himself. London : Hodder and Stoughton Limited, Publishers, (1938). First Printing. Pp (6),7-287,(1),+ portrait frontispiece. 8vo, blue cloth, black lettering to spine. O’Dea 2314. Not in Laugher, Watters or Rhodenizer. Foreword by H.M. Mosdell. “In many ways Hugh MacDermott has been to Newfoundland what Grenfell has beento Labrador. For over thirty years he has given his strength to that strug gling and wonderful people. His story is the story of a good man fighting for the good life in all circumstances. His has spent his life in the spiritof adventure and service – preaching the Gospel, tending the sick, helping the poor, and leading the people of Fortune Bay.” (from the dj). Contents : 1. The Land and the Call; 2. Reality; 3. The Going. 4. New Friends in Fortune Bay; 5. Young Life; 6. Beginning to Build; 7. First Taste of the Hunt;8. Trials of a Wife; 9. Willing Help; 10. “Eulogia”: The Good News [the mi ssion boat, pp. 70-77]; 11. The Building of the Church; 12. The Opening of the Church; 13. A Great Day in Pool's Cove; 14. Visitations; 15. OvercomingDifficulties; 16. Worship and Service; 17. Nonia; 18. Dogs and Deer; 19. S hadow and Sunshine; 20. The Price of Fish (pp.163-177); 21. Boats (pp.178-188); 22. Some Memories; 23. To the Seal-Fishery (pp.193-208); 24. The War and Fortune Bay; 25. The Rum-Running (pp.219-224); 26. Self-Help; 27. The Berry Harvest; 28. Building and Launching (pp.247-257, their new mission boatchristened the John Cunningham); 29. Faith and Superstition; 30. Visitors; 31 A New Era. Tape mark to front cover, penned name and date, browning to endpaper gutters, else very good in rubbed and spine browned, torn and creased dustjacket. 300.00


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