Not Too Long Ago: Stories of a Traditional Way of Life by Garry CranfordNot Too Long Ago: Stories of a Traditional Way of Life by Garry Cranford

Not Too Long Ago: Stories of a Traditional Way of Life

EditorGarry Cranford

Paperback | March 14, 2012

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Not Too Long Ago is back by popular demand in this newly revised and expanded edition! In this volume, today's senior citizens talk about some of the more exciting and memorable moments of their lives growing up in Newfoundland and Labrador. Read these richly detailed biographies, and meet:<_o3a_p>


Charlie Bown - Bell Island Miner<_o3a_p>

Arthur Clarke - Ambulance Driver<_o3a_p>

Howard Elliott - Big Game Outfitter<_o3a_p>

Margaret Giovannini - Outport Nurse<_o3a_p>

Gordon Lannon - Train Conductor<_o3a_p>

Howard Lethbridge - Trapper<_o3a_p>

Jack May - Lighthouse Keeper<_o3a_p>

Frank Mercer - Newfoundland Ranger<_o3a_p>

Florence Michelin - Grenfell Nurse<_o3a_p>

George Snow - Lumberman<_o3a_p>

Hubert Waterman - Twillingate Fisherman<_o3a_p>

Millie Young - Port au Port Midwife<_o3a_p>


. . . and many more who share experiences from various walks of life: true stories of shipwrecks and sailors, moonshine and home remedies, the seal fishery, the 1959 Badger riot, and young men and women who survived the 1929 Burin tidal wave, who cooked on the Labrador, and who marched off to war.<_o3a_p>

Garry Cranford was born in Markland, Trinity Bay, and grew up in Buchans (Central Newfoundland) and New Harbour (Trinity Bay). He is the owner of Flanker Press, the largest trade book publishing firm in Newfoundland and Labrador, founded in 1994 and based in St. John's. He is also the owner of Pennywell Books, an imprint of Flanker Pre...
Title:Not Too Long Ago: Stories of a Traditional Way of LifeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:221 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.56 inPublished:March 14, 2012Publisher:Flanker PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1926881680

ISBN - 13:9781926881683