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The Place

4.36  ·  Rating details ·  14 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Award-winning author Gary Collins

“One of Canada's master storytellers" — Miramichi Reader

In a small, isolated outport on the northeast coast of Newfoundland toward the end of the nineteenth century—where nothing of note ever seems to happen—a woman is brutally attacked, and a murder-suicide is committed. The age-old rift between young lovers of different religions becomes
Paperback, 225 pages
Published October 2nd 2019 by Flanker Press
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James Fisher
Oct 10, 2019 rated it really liked it
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A prequel to The Crackie, The Place is another well-executed Newfoundland novel from one of my favourite living authors. His writing style and story-telling abilities are spell-binding and I read this cover to cover in a few hours. If you've already read The Crackie, then this will fill in some details for you, nevertheless, I still recommend reading it, for maybe, just maybe, there might be a sequel? Full review here: ...more
Linda Churchill
Dec 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
Another awesome book by Gary Collins!
Ida Young
Oct 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book, the format, the writing, the story itself. The Place is where we all come from, where we call home, and is dear to our hearts. The ties to The Crackie were wonderfully set on the table before us. I totally enjoyed the read.
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Gary Collins was born in Hare Bay, Bonavista North. He spent forty years in the logging and sawmilling business with his father, Theophilus, and son Clint. Gary was once Newfoundland's youngest fisheries guardian. He managed log drives down spring rivers for years, spent seven seasons driving tractor-trailers over ice roads and the Beaufort Sea of Canada's Western Arctic, and has been involved in ...more

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