Footpaths and fishing boats: Growing up in Nippers Harbour Audrey Starkes

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Published: November 21st 2015

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Footpaths and fishing boats: Growing up in Nippers Harbour  by  Audrey Starkes

Footpaths and fishing boats: Growing up in Nippers Harbour by Audrey Starkes
November 21st 2015 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 166 pages | ISBN: | 8.80 Mb

Here is the budding consciousness of a young girl in a small Newfoundland fishing community during the final years of its prosperous isolation.As a treasured only child, she weaves diverting observations with delicate introspection to create anMoreHere is the budding consciousness of a young girl in a small Newfoundland fishing community during the final years of its prosperous isolation.As a treasured only child, she weaves diverting observations with delicate introspection to create an intriguing view of her society and herself.Wonderingly, she gradually becomes aware of the local economy and culture: the hustle and muscle of an unusually rich fishery, her matrix of relatives and religion, the annual rituals and daily rounds, the home remedies and hopeful charms.Accidents and illness make her mindful of a wider world.

Education requires travel. And the gravel road snaking steadily over rocky hills will fade her birthplace into a feeding of memories. This fate she shares with many millions who have sustained similar changes.”— Dr. Harold Paddock, Retired Professor of Linguistics, Memorial University of Newfoundland



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