Glace Bay Miner's Museum

Glace Bay Miner's Museum

By Sheldon Currie (CA)

Publisher: Breton Books


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Raised in Reserve Mines, Sheldon Currie teaches literature and writing at Saint Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia. His books include 'The Story so Far'.
About the Author: Born in Reserve Mines, Cape Breton, Sheldon Currie is professor emeritus at St. Francis Xavier University and author of short stories, novels, and plays. Probably his most widely known work is The Glace Bay Miners’ Museum, which was also adapted for radio and stage plays, and made into the critically acclaimed film Margaret’s Museum, starring Helena Bonham Carter. In his varied career, Sheldon has also served in the RAF and as fiction editor of The Antigonish Review. His play Lauchie, Liza and Rory won the 2004 Merritt Award for best play by a Nova Scotia writer. Down the Coaltown Road, first published in 2002, was nominated for the Dartmouth Book Award for Fiction.

Language: eng

138 pages

Publication Date: 19940101

  • Atlantic Books in Schools
  • English Language Arts
  • Grade Range: 10-12
  • NSSBB Authorized Learning Resource