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Hard Light

by Michael Crummey

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published: April 1998
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In Hard Light Michael Crummey retells and reinvents his father’s stories of outport Newfoundland and the Labrador fishery of a half century ago. Speaking through generations of storytellers, he conjures a world of hard toil and heavy weather, shot through with stoicism, grim humour, endurance, and love. This is writing that is supple and charged with intensity, language that vivifies — electrifies — whoever and whatever it describes.

About the Author
Michael Crummey is an internationally celebrated novelist and poet. His novel, Galore, won the Canadian Authors Association Award for Fiction and the Commonwealth Prize (Canada and Caribbean Region), and was short-listed for the International IMPAC Dublin Award and the Governor General’s Award. Sweetland was a national bestseller and a finalist for the Governor General’s Award in 2014. His most recent poetry collection is Under the Keel. He lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
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