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Author Name:    GILLMOR, Frances Formac Fiction Treasures DAVIES, Gwendolyn, intro.

Title:   Thumbcap Weir

Publisher:    Formac, Halifax, NS, 2005, ISBN:0887806457 

Seller ID:   74983

GILLMOR, Frances. Thumbcap Weir . [Cover adds: Young newlyweds will lose what is rightfully theirs if one malicious outsider gets his revenge]. Introduction by Gwendolyn Davies. Halifax : Formac Publishing Company Limited, (2005). Pp. (4),[5]-248,(8). 8vo, art-illustrated blue and cream card covers.A volume in the Formac Fiction Treasures series. First published in 1929. Frances Gillmor (b. May 21, 1903, St. George, New Brunswick - d. 1993). "Gid Wyn and his fiancée Debbie MacQuarrie, are counting on getting her father's fishing weir when they get married in Spring, but there is one person, Tony Luti, who thinks the weir has been stolen from him. Luti sets out to destroy the young couple's dreams, and with the passing months, his hatred grows stronger until one day, under cover of fog, he and his son take their first act revenge. This spellbinding tale set in New Brunswick's south shorereveals how folklore, superstition and custom are woven into daily life in this fishing community. Outsiders like Tony Luti are not welcome unless th ey work hard. The Scottish families stick together, and in trying to bring justice to bear, they invite tragedy on themselves." - the rear. Very good.10.00


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