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Island Year: Finding Nova Scotia

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As they neared retirement, Greg Brown and his wife Anne gave up their life in the U.S. to settle on a windswept Nova Scotia island inhabited by wild sheep and deer, where harbour seals sing in the fog and an old lighthouse still keeps watch over the North Atlantic. Island Year: Finding Nova Scotia tells the story of the surprises, challenges and discoveries of their first ...more
Hardcover, 207 pages
Published by Pottersfield Press
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Jul 04, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: canada, nonfiction, nature
Author Greg Brown and his wife leave their fast- paced life in the U.S. and immigrate to Canada. where they buy and renovate a home on McNutt's Island off the coast of Nova Scotia. They long for a siimpler life. There they share their life with semi-wild sheep, deer; make friends with the local people, merchants and lobstermen. Its quite a change for these city folks but they are determined to make a go of it. It's an interesting read for anyone who wants to read what its like to live off the gr ...more
Dec 18, 2010 rated it liked it
This was ok...certainly made me interested in exploring McNutt's Island and the Shelburne area. Inspiring.....makes one want to live on an isolated island...almost!! He captures the simplicity of life that I think we all yearn for....even if we can't admit it.
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