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An Avalanche of Ocean

The Life and Times of a Nova Scotia Immigrant

by Lesley Choyce

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A book about a love affair with Nova Scotia, about the search for a sane and magnificent asylum away from the industrial world. It explores life and death on Cape Breton, an eclectic approach to winter, Labrador, Saskatoon, smuggling tomatoes into Canada, a strip search at the hands of the Mounties in a Labrador airport, an attempt to hike on foot the entire coastline of Nova Scotia, cigarettes, skateboards, winter surfing in Canada, the decline and fall of outhouses, ravens, the Alaskan Highway, Iceland, divine intervention in Pictou County.

About the Author
Lesley Choyce lives at Lawrencetown Beach and is the author of 65 books including The Coasts of Canada, a history of the country’s shorelines. He has also edited a companion volume to Nova Scotia: Shaped by the Sea titled Nova Scotia: A Traveler’s Companion.
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"Nova Scotia's answer to the Renaissance Man." — Peter Gzowski

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