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More Than 50%: Woman's Life in a Newfoundland Outport 1900-1950

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Hilda Chaulk Murray’s More Than 50% is an important piece of Atlantic folklore that encapsulates a woman’s role in the Newfoundland and Labrador outport community. In the days before Confederation, women and men worked hard to prosecute the province’s robust cod fishery, and although women’s work kept them on shore, their contribution to this once-thriving industry was no ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published August 19th 2010 by Flanker Press (first published October 1980)
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This was very educational and informative while being entertaining, I loved the use of direct quotes in traditional local dialect to describe local customs, it made it a very enjoyable read.
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