Paddy Boy

March 9, 2015|
Paddy Boy by Patrick O'flaherty
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Paddy Boy is Patrick O’Flaherty’s lively memoir of childhood in a small secluded Newfoundland community, covering the years 1939-54. This time is most unique because it is a bridge between the old Newfoundland with its curious links to England, Ireland, and Scotland, and its new status, after 1949, as a province of Canada. O’Flaherty reimagines just what that lost world was like, how children figured into it, how his family and other families functioned and what part religion played.
A Newfoundlander, the son of a fisherman in a small coastal Newfoundland village, Patrick O’Flaherty is a retired professor of English. He has written on Samuel Johnson and on Newfoundland literature and history. The first volume of his 3-vol. history of his homeland, Old Newfoundland: A History to 1843, won the Newfoundland and Labrad...
Title:Paddy Boy
Product dimensions:160 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:160 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.5 in
Published:March 9, 2015
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781897426678

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