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Jack Fitzgerald's Treasury of Newfoundland Stories, Volume III

Classic Spy Tales and Epic Sea Adventures

by (author) Jack Fitzgerald

Publisher
Breakwater Books Ltd.
Initial publish date
Feb 2018
Category
General, Post-Confederation (1867-)
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781771031073
    Publish Date
    Feb 2018
    List Price
    $19.95

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"Jack Fitzgerald's Treasury of Newfoundland Stories, Volume III: Classic Spy Tales and Epic Sea Adventures the 41st book by Jack Fitzgerald. It is a stunning collection of true Newfoundland stories every bit as gripping and compelling as the title suggests.Organized into three sections, Part I chronicles the many spy stories, supporting the deep involvement of German intelligence efforts and attacks in and around Newfoundland and Labrador during World War II.Part II contains an extraordinary collection of Newfoundland's most exciting and classic sea stories, including sea disasters, unique sea tales and remarkable and bizarre sea encounters involving Newfoundland seamen and creatures.Part III concentrates on some unique cloak and dagger type spying activities and German naval intrusions against Newfoundland and Labrador throughout World War I. The lost Spring Rice Document plays an important role in this section.A must have for home libraries, The Treasury of Newfoundland Stories series is an extensive collection of true Newfoundland stories, folklore and offbeat narratives for Newfoundlanders at home and abroad to collect. "

About the author

Jack Fitzgerald was born and educated in St. John's, Newfoundland. During his career he has been a journalist, a feature writer and political columnist with the St. John's Daily News; a reporter and public affairs writer with CJON and VOCM News Services; editor of the Newfoundland Herald and the Newfoundland Chronicle. During the last years of the Smallwood administration he was assistant director of Public Relations with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. He has also worked as Assistance Officer with the Department of Social Services. Jack Fitzgerald also hosted a regular radio program featuring off-beat Newfoundland stories on radio station VOFM.

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