Quest of the Golden Gannet. First Edition, Paperback

By: BARNHOUSE, Dorothy P.

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BARNHOUSE, Dorothy P. Quest of the Golden Gannet. (St.John's, Newfoundland): Breakwater Books Limited., (1979). Pp (5), vi-xiv, 1-97,(1). Illustrated . 8vo, art-illustrated cardcovers. Winner of the Beaver Award for Juvenile Fiction. For Barnhouse (b. 1914, Burin) see ENL:I:132. Out of print. "Questof the Golden Gannet relates the story of a young boy's fear of the unknow n and his reactions when adventure, danger and responsibility are thrust upon him. It is a story about adolescent friendship and boy-girl relationships but more importantly about maturation and growth. Tfrs tale is set in thelate 17th century, on a ship bound for the New Found Lande. A sense of bei ng there is conveyed by vivid descriptions of the times, the island of Newfoundland and the vessels which are so much a part of her history. The book is rich in historical detail and nauticai information. Readers can learn about early fishing practices, trade, pirates, and the political status of England's oldest colony. Thirteen year old Tad Evans and his friend Angel solve a mystery but also learn much aoout human motivation and their new homeland. " (from the dj). Very good. 12.00

Title: Quest of the Golden Gannet. First Edition, Paperback

Author Name: BARNHOUSE, Dorothy P.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Breakwater Books, St. John's, NL, 1979, ISBN:0919948618:

Seller ID: 2360

Keywords: NEWFOUNDLAND CANADA WOMEN JUVENILE LITERATURE CANADIAN,