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Treasury of Newfoundland Stories Volume II

Amazing and Strange

by (author) Jack Fitzgerald

Publisher
Breakwater Books Ltd.
Initial publish date
Oct 2016
Category
General
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781771030953
    Publish Date
    Oct 2016
    List Price
    $19.95

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Description

Jack Fitzgerald's Treasury of Newfoundland Stories Volume II: Amazing and Strange is a substantial collection of tales from times long gone. Included are yarns of Newfoundland's people and places, ranging from the extraordinary and remarkable to the bizarre, uncanny and fantastic. Especially appealing is the Christmas section, which includes spine-tingling tales of spooks and spectres.This unique collection of Newfoundland's off-beat history is captivating and informative. These stories have been gathered from archival materials, old newspapers, magazines and from the oral traditions in communities throughout the province. Also included are stories from Fitzgerald's out of print books, which have been updated whenever possible.

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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