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Atlantic Canada: Drama, Poetry, Art & Photography

By Atlantic Books Today
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This selection of art, photography, poetry and drama highlights some of the creative talent and beauty found in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and PEI
Fluctuat Nec Mergitur

Fluctuat Nec Mergitur

edition:Hardcover

THIS BOOK IS the journey, and in a sense the journal of an artist who has conducted a forty-five-year love affair with Newfoundland since he first set foot there in 1966. Travelling to every inhabited corner of the island, he has recorded his personal vision: painted almost entirely on-site, each image is the story of one day in his life, and one day in the life of a community.

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Maritime Lighthouses

Maritime Lighthouses

by (photographer) Jordan Crowe
edition:Hardcover
tagged : landscapes

Still shining proudly over Atlantic waters, lighthouses have become icons of Maritime folklore, serving as reminders of a rich nautical history. Exploring the nooks and crannies of the East Coast, photographer Jordan Crowe brings us through the fog to uncover these spectacular monuments of the past.

Travel from the tip of Nova Scotia's Yarmouth County to experience the rugged structure of Cape Forchu, then revel in the captivating Swallowtail at Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick. Featuring unforg …

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Here for the Music

Here for the Music

edition:Paperback
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Laurie Brinklow's long-awaited first collection of poems beaches the reader on the shores of contemporary womanhood.  Strewn with memories of the tumultuous journey through childhood to adulthood and the detritus of relationships chanced and abandoned, finally being "here" brings to devotion to daughters and friends and an Island place. Brinklow's book contains the tidal pull of loss and renewal, departure and arrival that keeps a lover of islands so close to the edges of life and death. That's …

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Oil and Water

Oil and Water

edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback eBook

In 1942 the USS Truxton, a ship carrying over a hundred soldiers, ran aground off the Burin Peninsula, killing most of its men. Oil and Water is the incredible true story of the sole African-American sailor of the wreck, Lanier Phillips, the first black man to be seen by the residents of St. Lawrence, Newfoundland. There, Lanier is rescued and cared for by the locals, where he is treated as a human being, and not judged by the colour of his skin. A tale of two cultures, Oil and Water is hopeful …

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