A Name for Himself : A Biography of Thomas Head Raddall. First Edition, Signed. by Barkhouse


(RADDALL, T.H.). BARKHOUSE, Joyce. A Name for Himself : A Biography of Thomas Head Raddall. Toronto : Irwin Publishing, (1986). First Printing. Pp (6),1-87,(3). Illustrated with 13 b&w photos and some maps in the text. 8vo, red photo-illustrated cardcovers.

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.

Chapters :
1. The Great Explosion [on the Halifax Explosion, pp.1-7];
2. Childhood;
3. The Young Telegrapher;
4. Rough Passages;
5. Sable Island [pp.36-42];
6. Manhood;
7. To Be a Writer;
8. Decision;
9. The Pride of Success;
10. A Name for Himself.
With appendix.

Spine sunned, else very good. Signed, without inscription, by Barkhouse. NOTE: Shipping should be less for this slimmer item. 14.00

Title: A Name for Himself : A Biography of Thomas Head Raddall. First Edition, Signed. by Barkhouse

Author Name: RADDALL, T.H.). BARKHOUSE, Joyce Contemporary Canadian Biographies

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Irwin Publishing, Toronto, 1986,: 1986

ISBN Number: 0772515662

ISBN Number 13: 9780772515667

Seller ID: 11806

Keywords: LITERATURE LITERARY BIOGRAPHY NOVA SCOTIA CANADA CANADIAN WRITERS AUTHORS BIOGRAPHIES,