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To the harsh domain of Rockbound -- governed by the sternly righteous and rapacious Uriah Jung --comes the youthful David Jung to claim his small share of the island. Filled with dreamy optimism and a love for the unspoken promises of the night sky, David tries…

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With the recent selection of Frank Parker Day's 1928 novel Rockbound as CBC's 2005 .Canada Reads. winner, interest in the life and work of Day has never been greater. In 1927, Day wrote his autobiographical reflections on fishing, family, and, more broadly,…

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Man-tay-seepee (River of Strangers) is the Cree name for the Churchill River in Manitoba, where this novel takes place. The title sets the tone for this dramatic story, which tells the tale of men and women driving for place and survival in the rough frontier…

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Canada Reads 2005 Winner! In a David and Goliath style battle to the finish, Rockbound by Frank Parker Day triumphed over Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood and was declared the 2005 Canada Reads winner. In a series of debates that aired on the CBC in February,…

Rockbound

by Frank Parker Day

|April 15, 2005

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Frank Parker Day's classic novel about a windswept island off Nova Scotia and its ruthless fisherman king was chosen by CBC Radio's CANADA READS panel as the one book all Canadians should read. Now, the CBC's magnificent serialization of Rockbound…

Rockbound

by Frank Parker Day

|February 25, 2014

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Rockbound is an isolated island, inhabited by two feuding families and governed by a king, Uriah Jung. When David Jung arrives at Rockbound to claim a small portion of the island he inherited, he is faced with the harsh and greed-driven society of the place.…

Rockbound

by Frank Parker Day

|February 17, 2014

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Rockbound is an isolated island, inhabited by two feuding families and governed by a king, Uriah Jung. When David Jung arrives at Rockbound to claim a small portion of the island he inherited, he is faced with the harsh and greed-driven society of the place.…