Shy Yorkshireman. First Edition In dustjacket

By: BIRD, Will R.

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BIRD, Will R. The Shy Yorkshireman. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (1955). First Edition. Pp (6),7-253,(3). 8vo, orange-brown cloth, black lettering to spine. Watters p.249, Laugher p.38. A novel by this Nova Scotia author. "Robin Crabtree's family was of good Yorkshire stock and Yorkshire blood is thicker than water, but his older sister was his mothers special pride and Robin himself discovered that he had been an unwanted child. When he defied his family and declared his love for Nellie Jack, his mother and sisters were allied against him and he was outwitted. Nellie moved out oi his reach, and he enlisted and let himselt be engulfed in the tuiy ot World War One. Strangely, he emerged from the trenches unscathed, and went back home to findan intolerable situation unchanged. This is the story of a man and a woman who were in love with each other from childhood, yet had every plan frustr ated bv the fact that the woman was from the wrong side of the tracks. The man's mother was proud, and determined, but her son had inherited all of her determination. His love burned most fiercely when adversity was strongest, a love which was tor both the man and the woman their only source of happiness. The Sky Yorkshireman is a moving novel of unusual emotional impact, a tender, bitter-sweet tale of love." (from the dj). Name, else very good in nicked dustjacket. 25.00

Title: Shy Yorkshireman. First Edition In dustjacket

Author Name: BIRD, Will R.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1955,:

Seller ID: 20134

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA LITERATURE CANADA CANADIAN HISTORICAL FICTION NOVELS,