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The Pioneer

Book Three of the Alford Saga

by (author) Paul Almond

Publisher
Paul Almond
Initial publish date
Jul 2013
Category
Historical, Canadian, History
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781770871236
    Publish Date
    Jul 2013
    List Price
    $19.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781552789742
    Publish Date
    Dec 2011
    List Price
    $2.99

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The riveting Alford Saga continues with James Alford, the Deserter, battling old age and ferocious winters, but even more crippling, the departure of his son and only heir, Young Jim, who sets out on snowshoes for Montreal, seven hundred miles away. He returns to the Old Homestead and its community of pioneers. His ageing father recruits him to rally recalcitrant neighbours to found a school and a church.

About the author

Paul Almond, OC, was one of Canada's preeminent film and television directors, and has directed and produced over 130 television dramas for the CBC, BBC, ABC and Granada Television (SevenUp). He has now turned his talents to writing a series of novels based on his family's own PIONEERing adventures in Canada: The Alford Saga, five of which have been published, (The DESERTER, The Survivor, The Pioneer, The Pilgrim, and The Chaplain) and three more to come over the next two years (The Gunner, The Hero, and The Inheritor). Paul Almond lives on the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec and Malibu, California. www.paulalmond.com

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