The Danger Tree by David MacfarlaneThe Danger Tree by David Macfarlane

The Danger Tree

byDavid Macfarlane

Paperback | April 15, 2014

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"About the best prose to ever come out of this country, for my money." —ALICE MUNRO

THE DANGER TREE was met with enormous acclaim when it was first published, garnering rave reviews from critics and readers alike. Now in a new edition featuring an introduction by Giller Prize–nominated author Lisa Moore, David Macfarlane’s memoir tells the story of his mother’s family, the Goodyears of Newfoundland. Weaving together the major events of the twentieth century in Newfoundland—the tuberculosis epidemic, the great seal-hunt disaster, the Confederation debate, and the First World War—the memoir brings to life this storied region with wit, insight, and deep affection. Featuring a multi-generational cast of larger-than-life characters, THE DANGER TREE is brilliant, funny, and profoundly moving, a modern classic about family, history, and the stories we tell.

DAVID MACFARLANE has won numerous National Magazine and National Newspaper Awards. His memoir of Newfoundland,The Danger Tree, won the Canadian Authors Association Award for Non-Fiction,and his novel,Summer Gone, was a finalist for the Giller Prize and won the Chapters/Books in Canada First Novel Award. He writes a weekly column in the...
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Title:The Danger TreeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:328 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.82 inPublished:April 15, 2014Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1443415995

ISBN - 13:9781443415996

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great read I picked this up at an airport, and flew through this book! The story of the family was very interesting and engaging, and the story telling was wonderful. I highly recommend this book
Date published: 2017-07-07