The Doryman by Maura HanrahanThe Doryman by Maura Hanrahan

The Doryman

byMaura Hanrahan

Paperback | September 25, 2003

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The Doryman follows the story of Richard Hanrahan from age nine when he is ripped away from the safety and comfort of the schoolroom to the seasonal shore fishery on Newfoundland's South Coast in the late 1800s. Later, hardening into premature manhood in the Banks fishery, he at once strives to mould himself into the stern shape of his fisherman father, yet longs to escape and find a better life for his own family.

The Doryman is part tribute to a way of life that is gone, part lament for the storm-tossed lives of those who lived on the sea and were at mercy of economic and social powers that chained their dreams fast to the rugged shores of Newfoundland. Above all, it is a compelling tale filled with spirited characters, tragedy and resilience, tidal waves, and August gales.

Maura Hanrahan is the award-winning author of nine books, including The Alphabet Fleet: The Pride of the Newfoundland Coastal Service, Domino: The Eskimo Coast Disaster, Tsunami: The Newfoundland Tidal Wave Disaster-a Canadian Bestseller-and the East Coast favourite, The Doryman. She works as an independent anthropologist on Aboriginal...
Title:The DorymanFormat:PaperbackDimensions:213 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.67 inPublished:September 25, 2003Publisher:Flanker PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1894463404

ISBN - 13:9781894463409

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