Tapestry of Yesteryear: Growing Up On Pilley's Island by Gwendolyn Poole MolnarTapestry of Yesteryear: Growing Up On Pilley's Island by Gwendolyn Poole Molnar

Tapestry of Yesteryear: Growing Up On Pilley's Island

byGwendolyn Poole Molnar

Paperback | August 21, 2009

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Gwendolyn Poole Molnar's recollections offer us a rare look into the life of a child growing up in Pilley's Island in the first decades of the twentieth century, before roads, electricity, and telephones connected the island community to its <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_state _w3a_st="on">Newfoundland neighbours. Rich with real people and vivid scenes, redolent with roasted caplin and Nujol oil, Tapestry of Yesteryear quietly accepts the strength of past generations as a given and reminds us that all was not doom and gloom in the outports of pre-Confederation Newfoundland.<_o3a_p>

For over seventy years Gwen Poole Molnar has entertained friends and family with special occasion missives and poems. Weddings, birthdays, retirements, births, deaths, and anniversaries, including the 1981 fiftieth anniversary of her graduating class at the Grace Hospital, have been enhanced and memorialized by her poetry, and at the a...
Title:Tapestry of Yesteryear: Growing Up On Pilley's IslandFormat:PaperbackDimensions:143 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.39 inPublished:August 21, 2009Publisher:Flanker PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1897317492

ISBN - 13:9781897317495

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