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Kevin Major

Governor General Award winner Kevin Major has published 17 books, for both young people and adults. His first, Hold Fast, is considered a classic of Canadian young adult fiction, and was recently released as a feature film. No Man’s Land, about the Newfoundland Regiment in WWI, was published in 1995 to much acclaim. Major’s adaption has been brought to the stage by Rising Tide Theatre for more than a dozen seasons.A history of Newfoundland and Labrador: As Near To Heaven By Sea was a Canadian best-seller and finalist for the Pearson Non-Fiction Prize. Ann and Seamus, a verse novel, was shortlisted for a total of ten awards. It has since been turned into an opera, which has been performed internationally. New Under the Sun, the first in a trilogy of historical novels for adults and called “well written, nuanced, and compelling” by Canadian Literature, was nominated for an Atlantic Book Award.John Moss, writing in “A Reader’s Guide to the Canadian Novel,” has said, “Kevin Major is among the best Canadian writers of his generation. He has established himself as a figure of singular importance in our literature.”

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As Near To Heaven By Sea

As Near To Heaven By Sea

A History Of Newfoundland And Labrador
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Eh? To Zed

Eh? To Zed

by Kevin Major
illustrated by Alan Daniel
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Far From Shore

Far From Shore

edition:eBook
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Found Far and Wide

Found Far and Wide

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Gaffer

Gaffer

A Novel of Newfoundland
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No Man's Land

No Man's Land

edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged : historical
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One For the Rock

One For the Rock

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
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Two for the Tablelands

Two for the Tablelands

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