Great Cape Breton Storytelling

Great Cape Breton Storytelling

From a lifetime of collecting, Ron Caplan offers tales from the rare complex of Cape Breton Island. From a grim sealing trek to a mother's courage in a windstorm, to memories of drunken hens, to a shark attack. Mackerel fishermen bag a huge tuna, and an itinerant butcher chases a wild cow. The book includes fables from the island's Czech, Pakistani, and Lebanese heritage in among stories from the Gaelic, French and Mi'kmaq traditions. Good solid reading in one lasting collection!
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From a lifetime of collecting, Ron Caplan offers tales from the rare complex of Cape Breton Island. From a grim sealing trek to a mother's courage in a windstorm, to memories of drunken hens, to a shark attack. Mackerel fishermen bag a huge tuna, and an itinerant butcher chases a wild cow. The book includes fables from the island's Czech, Pakistani, and Lebanese heritage in among stories from the Gaelic, French and Mi'kmaq traditions. Good solid reading in one lasting collection!
Ronald Caplan (CA)
Ronald Caplan served as interviewer and photographer for Cape Breton's Magazine for twenty-five years. His work is best known for keeping the Cape Breton story alive through oral testimony and images. Caplan is the author of several books and the publisher of Breton Books.
Page length 220
Publication date (yyyymmmdd) 20170802
Publisher Breton Books
ISBN: 9781926908496