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BJARNASON, Jóhann Magnus. The Young Icelander : The Story of an Immigrant in Nova Scotia and Manitoba. Translation of Eirikur Hansson from the Icelandic by Borga Jakobson. (Halifax, Nova Scotia) : Formac Publishing Company Limited, (2009). First Canadian Edition. (2),-336. 8vo, photo-illustrated brown card covers. "A Classic Now Translated into English!" - front cover. "Jóhann Magnús Bjarnason, author, poet, teacher (b. at Medalnes, Nordur-Mulasysla, Iceland 24 May 1866 - d. at Elfros, Sask. 8 Sept 1945). The greatest and most prolific of Icelandic Canadian novelists, Bjarnason immigrated to Canada in 1875." "In Nova Scotia at the end of the 19th century, an Icelandic boy is stranded ashore with his grandparents on the province's EasternShore. This fictionalized memoir evokes the immigrant experience in the ru ral Maritimes, and then in the Icelandic settlements of Manitoba. Author Johann Magnus Bjarnason published this best-selling book in Icelandic, and itearned him a reputation as one of Iceland's leading writers of the early 2 0th century. For contemporary readers, his book provides an unusual vantagepoint on life in rural Nova Scotia and then in the Icelandic settlements i n Manitoba more than a hundred years ago." - from the back cover. Very good. 12.50
Title: Young Icelander : The Story of an Immigrant in Nova Scotia and Manitoba.
Publisher: Formac Publishing, Halifax, 2009, ISBN:9780887808692:
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