Nearly an Island : A Nova Scotian Anthology. First Edition, Paperback.

HALE, Alice and Sheila BROOKS (ed.). Nearly an Island : A Nova Scotian anthology. (St. John's, Newfoundland) : Breakwater Books Limited, (1979). First Edition. Pp (15),12-187,(1). Illustrated. Map. 8vo, art-illustrated white card covers, lettered in black.

Alice K. Hale (b. 1937).

Sheila A, Brooks (b. 1937).


An anthology of Nova Scotian poetry and prose.
Includes works by, in alphabetical order,

Joan Balcom's prose piece "Jerome" [on the Digby COunry mystery man]

Will .R. Bird's story "Paid-Up Member"

A.-T. Bourque's Acadian song "Evangeline",

Charles Bruce's poems "Girls in the Parlor" and "Biography"

Ernest Buckler's stories "The Rebellion of Young David" and "The First Born Son"

Silver Donald Cameron's "Fishermen" (from The Education of Everett Richardson)

Gregory M. Cook's poems "The Gods War Over a Golden Apple and Troy Falls All Over Again" and "Jimmy Machum"

Terry Crawford's poem "Barometer Descending",

Frank Parker Day's "Rockbound" (from Rockbound)

Thomas Chandler Haliburton: a passage from The Clockmaker

Chipman Hall's "Giant MacAskill" (from Lightly)

Catherine Hart's poem " Song of the Tangier Gold Mines"

Bill Howell's poems "Seventeen Forty-Nine" and "Sailmaker"

Rita Joe's poems "Aye! no monuments" and "We make baskets"

Elizabeth Jones' poem "Loneliness of the long distance runner"

Sharon Lake's poem "my brother"

Kenneth Leslie's poem "Halibut Cove Harvest"

Don Linehan's poem "Requisecam"

Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger's "The Springhill Mining Disaster"

Hugh MacLennan : a passage from Each Man's Son

Alistair Macleod's story "The Return",

Sparling Mills's poem "Poem After Months"

Alden Nowlan's poems "The red wool shirt", The Mosherville Road", "Temptation", "He raids the refrigerator and reflects on parenthood", "Long, Long, Ago" and his story "Hurt"

H.R. Percy's story " A Wonder of Wishes"

Susan Perly's poem "The Land"

Thomas Raddall's story "Winter's Tale"

Peter Sanger's poem "Transit West"

Joseph Sherman's poem "The Amazing Cannon at Liverpool, N.S."

Fraser Sutherland's poem "Old N.S."

Harry Thurston's poem "Professor Out of Work" in memory of my father Kenneth Thurston

Maxine Tynes's poem "Poet, Weaver, Woman, Dreamer"

With biographical notes.

The map is captioned: "Literary Map of Nova Scotia".

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Title: Nearly an Island : A Nova Scotian Anthology. First Edition, Paperback.

Author Name: HALE, Alice and Sheila BROOKS, (ed.) BROOKS, Sheila, ed. NOWLAN, Alden BUCKLER, Ernest

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Breakwater Books, St. John's, 1979,: 1979

ISBN Number: 0919948642

ISBN Number 13: 9780919948648

Seller ID: 11595