Kerrivan: A novel based on the legend of the Society of Masterless Men by Eldon DrodgeKerrivan: A novel based on the legend of the Society of Masterless Men by Eldon Drodge

Kerrivan: A novel based on the legend of the Society of Masterless Men

byEldon Drodge

Paperback | January 1, 2001

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In the mid to late 1700's, a group of desperate men, mostly deserters and escaped prisoners, as well as indentured men and boys who had run away from their fishing masters, secluded themselves in the wilderness on the Southern Shore of Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula. Led by Peter Kerrivan, himself a deserter from the British Navy, these renegades, predominantly Irish, established their hideout on or near The Butterpot, a small mountain about nine miles inland from Ferryland. Defying the law and evading all attempts made to capture them, they survived on the great caribou herds that roamed the barrens and by raiding the fishing settlements along the coast. Known as the Society of Masterless Men, their legend is one of the most exciting and daring in Newfoundland's rich and colorful past.
Eldon Drodge was born in Little Heart's Ease, Newfoundland, but has spent most of his life in St. John's. He retired in 1997 after a thirty-five year career in the computer industry. He now resides with his wife, Joan, in Torbay where gardening, painting, and woodworking are among his many hobbies. A long-standing sports enthusiast, he...
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Title:Kerrivan: A novel based on the legend of the Society of Masterless MenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.02 × 5.02 × 0.37 inPublished:January 1, 2001Publisher:Breakwater Books Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0921692986

ISBN - 13:9780921692980

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