Causeway by Linden Macintyre


byLinden Macintyre

Paperback | September 2, 2007

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From the Giller Prize-winning author of The Bishop's Man comes a stunning Cape Breton coming-of-age story, enchanting, hilarious, and heartbreaking

Winner of the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction and the Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Award

National bestseller and a Globe and Mail Best Book of the Year and Finalist for the OLA Evergreen Award

Causeway is Linden MacIntyre’s evocative memoir of his Cape Breton childhood. At once a vibrant coming-of-age story, a portrait of a vanishing way of life and a reflection on fathers and sons, the narrative revolves around the construction of the Canso Causeway that would link the small Cape Breton village of MacIntyre’s childhood to the wide world of the mainland. Shot through with humour, humanity and vivid characters, Causeway is an extraordinary book, a memoir that has set a new standard for the genre.

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LINDEN MACINTYRE is one of Canada?s most distinguished broadcast journalists. The winner of nine Gemini Awards, he is the co-host of CBC Television?s the fifth estate, and has been involved in the production of documentaries and stories from all over the world. MacIntyre was born in St. Lawrence, Newfoundland, and grew up in Port Hasti...
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Title:CausewayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1 inPublished:September 2, 2007Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0002557207

ISBN - 13:9780002557207

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“A touching portrayal of a father and son relationship and the pain of leaving home.”