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(RADDALL, T.H.). BARKHOUSE, Joyce. A Name for Himself : A Biography of Thomas Head Raddall. Toronto, Canada : Irwin Publishing, (1986). First Printing. "Printed and bound in Canada by Imprimerie Gagné Ltée". Pp (6),1-87,(3). Illustrated with 13 b&w photos and some maps in the text. 8vo (134 x 209 mm), red glossy photo-illustrated card covers, with yellow & white lettering to spine.
Thomas Head Raddall, O.C., F.R.S.C. (b. November 13, 1903, Hythe, Kent, England – d. April 1, 1994, Liverpool, Nova Scotia).
Joyce Carman Barkhouse, née Killam CM ONS (b. May 3, 1913, Woodville, Kings County, Nova Scotia – d. February 2, 2012, Bridgewater, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia) Canadian children's writer best known for writing historical fiction.
In the Contemporary Canadian Biographies series.
"With his award-winning historical novels and non-fiction, Thomas Head Raddall has indeed made a name for himself. He has also led an exciting life. In his boyhood, he survived the Halifax Explosion, and before establishing himself as a writer, he was a wireless operator, a bookkeeper, and an accountant." - from the rear.
1. The Great Explosion [on the Halifax Explosion, pp.1-7];
3. The Young Telegrapher;
4. Rough Passages;
5. Sable Island [pp.36-42];
7. To Be a Writer;
9. The Pride of Success;
10. A Name for Himself.
Honours and Awards.
Short Story Collections.
Spine sunned, else very good. Signed, without inscription, by Barkhouse. 30.00
Title: A Name for Himself : A Biography of Thomas Head Raddall. First Edition, Signed. by Barkhouse
Publisher: Irwin Publishing, Toronto, 1986,: 1986
ISBN Number: 0772515662
ISBN Number 13: 9780772515667
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 11806