Some Day the Sun Will Shine and Have Not Will Be No More

byBrian Peckford

Paperback | September 10, 2012

Some Day the Sun Will Shine and Have Not Will Be No More by Brian Peckford
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"Some day the sun will shine and have not will be no more." These are the immortal words of Brian Peckford, who served as the third premier of Newfoundland, and leader of the Progressive Conservative Party from 1979 until his retirement in 1989. As one of Newfoundland's most committed and combative leaders, Mr. Peckford's clashes with the federal government-to wrest control of the province's natural resources-resulted in the groundbreaking Atlantic Accord of 1985, his greatest political triumph during the province's struggle for self-reliance in a post-Confederation era.

This memoir begins with Mr. Peckford's formative years growing up in outport Newfoundland. It gives all due praise to personal heroes of his, from the seasoned fishermen of La Poile and Pilley's Island to experienced politicos such as Minister William Marshall and Prime Minister Brian Mulroney. The past, present, and his vision for the future of Newfoundland and Labrador are revealed here, as well as his insights on Constitution-making and the varicoloured political careers of juggernauts like Joey Smallwood, John Crosbie, and René Lévesque.

Brian Peckford was born in Whitbourne, Newfoundland, on August 27, 1942, and grew up in Whitbourne, Marystown, and Lewisporte. Peckford is a former premier of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador and holds a Bachelor of Education degree, having also completed postgraduate work in English Literature, Education, Psychology, and Fren...
Title:Some Day the Sun Will Shine and Have Not Will Be No MoreFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:368 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.79 inShipping dimensions:368 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.79 inPublished:September 10, 2012Publisher:Flanker PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1771170247

ISBN - 13:9781771170246

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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