RYAN, D.W.S. and T.P. ROSSITER ROSSITER, T.P.
Title: Newfoundland Character : An Anthology of Newfoundland and Labrador Writings
Publisher:  Jesperson Press, St. John's, 1984, ISBN:0920502334
Seller ID: 5505
RYAN, D.W.S. and T.P. ROSSITER, (eds.). The Newfoundland Character : An Anthology of Newfoundland and Labrador Writings. St. John's : Jesperson Press,1984. Pp (12),1-147,(1). Maps. 8vo, trade paperback. A textbook for upper grades, but clearly of general interest. Prose : P.T McGrath's "The Fisherfolk of Newfoundland"; H.J.A. MacDermott's "The Building of a Church" and "AThimble for a Wedding Ring"; A.R.Scammell's "Outport Heritage"; James Lums den's "Shipwrecked"; John E. Hood's "Ghost Trail of the White Eskimo"; Elliott Merrick's "A Nurse Braves the Blizzard"; Tom Dawe's "Woods Talk"; RalphWebber's "Contentment on a River in Newfoundland"; Charles M. Skinner's "T he Isle of Demons"; Rev.Canon J.T. Richards' "The First Settlers on the French Shore"; John Gallishaw's "Trenching at Gallipoli"; Morley Richards' "First Colony Goes to War"; Rupert Jackson's "Which Way To Witless Bay?"; Keith Winter's "Shananditti"; Wanda Neill Tolboom's "The Legend of Ben's Rock";Percy Janes' "The Price of Fish"; Heluiz Chandler Washburne's "A Marriage and a Promise". Poems including : E.J.Pratt's "Newfoundland Seamen"; Florence Miller's "Along the Southern Shore"; Capt. Jack Turner's "Salt Water Men"; H.Handy's "Skipper Dick's Feast"; Otto P. Kelland's "A Dear Loss"; Victor Kendall's "Fishermen's Luck"; P.E. Goldsmith's "Newfoundland"; Michael Harrington's "Total Loss: Grates Point"; Chris Cobb's "Brown Flour". Other contributions from A.P. Herbert, Farley Mowat, Cyril Poole, W.E.Cormack, Norman Duncan, George Francis Durgin, Victor Butler, R.A.Parsons, Ted Russell, Ray Guy, Mabel Avery, and Anonymous. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 17.00