Passage on the Cardena

September 4, 2012|
Passage on the Cardena by Mel Dagg
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In the summer of 1930, fifteen-year-old Matthew Clayton''s mother dies, leaving him alone in Vancouver. Using the Union Steamship ticket she gave him, he sets out in search of his father, who is logging somewhere on the rugged West Coast. Matt boards the SS Cardena and begins an incredible voyage up the Inside Passage and through the isolated coastal communities the ship services.

On board he befriends fellow passengers Monica James and the high rigger Will Cameron, both intent on finding a new life, and Emily Carr, a soon-to-be-famous painter searching for a new direction in her art. What each of them finds comes as a surprise as they journey aboard the legendary steamship Cardena.

Mel Dagg is the author of three short story collections, Same Truck, Different Driver, Women on the Bridge, and Four Wheel Drift: Stories New and Selected. He has lived and worked in many parts of Canada as a teacher and technical writer, and has a PhD in Canadian literature from the University of New Brunswick.Mel was born in Vancouve...
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Title:Passage on the Cardena
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:224 pages, 7.5 X 5.5 X 0.62 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 7.5 X 5.5 X 0.62 in
Published:September 4, 2012
Publisher:TouchWood Editions
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781927129333

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