Leaving Newfoundland: A History of Out-Migration by Stephen NolanLeaving Newfoundland: A History of Out-Migration by Stephen Nolan

Leaving Newfoundland: A History of Out-Migration

byStephen Nolan

Paperback | October 9, 2007

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Leaving Newfoundland tells the dramatic story of the people of <_st13a_state _w3a_st="on">Newfoundland and <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on">Labrador and their bid to survive in a place of uncompromising hardship. The continual conflicts with a bleak environment, unjust laws, and a disinterested colonial master that simply wished them to go away are realistically described herein. As the trickle of out-migrants turns into a flood, the hardships of the province are replaced by new challenges and setbacks. New skills, new customs, and new lives must be formed out of the clay of the old. With their feet on a new land but their hearts firmly entrenched in the old, Newfoundlanders and Labradorians must survive in new worlds not their own. Global issues of today have great and unexpected consequences for the entire province.<_o3a_p>

Stephen Matthew Nolan was born in St. John's, Newfoundland. He has earned both a bachelor of arts degree and a bachelor of education degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland as well as a masters degree in library and information science from the University of Western Ontario. He also has three certificates, in Newfoundland studi...
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Title:Leaving Newfoundland: A History of Out-MigrationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:179 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.49 inPublished:October 9, 2007Publisher:Flanker PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1897317131

ISBN - 13:9781897317136

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Read Nolan did a great job in putting together this account of Newfoundland and Labrador's history of out migration. It was a very enjoyable read.
Date published: 2008-02-11