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The Channel Shore
Charles Bruce
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The Channel Shore

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Paperback, 398 pages
Published January 1st 1988 by Formac Publishing Company Limited (first published 1954)
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Paula Dembeck
May 08, 2013 Paula Dembeck rated it really liked it
A story of three families living on the Nova Scotia Atlantic shore. It begins in 1919 with four young people: Anse Gordon and his sister Anna, Hazel McKee and Grant Marshall. Grant and Anna struggle to overcome religious differences in their relationship, while Anse and Hazel's friendship is based on their mutual unhappiness. We follow their story over several generations, a time period which shows how individuals discover that they are not really free to make their own decisions. As members of ...more
Rebecca McNutt
May 25, 2015 Rebecca McNutt rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book; it's not only Nova Scotian but it really has a way with words and is able to capture the Atlantic landscapes as vibrantly as the bright green on its front cover. This book was excellent and certainly worth reading.
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Charles Bruce was born in 1906 in Port Shoreham, Nova Scotia. He graduated from Mount Allison University in 1927 and then joined the Canadian Press, working in Halifax, Toronto, and London, England. Bruce died on 19 December 1971 in Toronto.
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