By Harry Bruce (CA)

Publisher: Breton Books


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Lifeline is an all-new edition of Harry Bruce's classic telling of the roots of today's Marine Atlantic—a history of the courage and determination that maintain the water-links of Atlantic Canada. From Newfoundland to Cape Breton, along the coast of Labrador—from Nova Scotia to Maine and New Brunswick, and across to PEI—through wind and ice, Harry Bruce brings to life a bold, brave, sometimes hilarious and often tragic history. With 40 historic photographs.
About the Author: Born and raised in Toronto, Harry Bruce has deep family and literary roots in Nova Scotia. Author of over twenty books and countless columns and articles in every major Canadian periodical, he was, successively, managing editor of Saturday Night, editor of The Canadian and columnist for The Star Weekly. He moved to Halifax as founding editor of Atlantic Insight, winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award of the National Magazine Awards Foundation. Respected worldwide as a writer, journalist and educator, in 2011 Harry Bruce received Atlantic Journalism's Lifetime Achievement Award. His book Lifeline earned the first Evelyn Richardson Memorial Literary Award for Non-Fiction. He continues to live in Halifax with his wife Penny, to whom he credits much of his success.

Language: eng

290 pages

Publication Date: 20190528

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