The Resource Spindrift : a Canadian book of the sea, edited & introduced by Michael L. Hadley & Anita Hadley

Spindrift : a Canadian book of the sea, edited & introduced by Michael L. Hadley & Anita Hadley

Label
Spindrift : a Canadian book of the sea
Title
Spindrift
Title remainder
a Canadian book of the sea
Statement of responsibility
edited & introduced by Michael L. Hadley & Anita Hadley
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Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Given that Canada has the longest coastline in the world and its motto is "From Sea unto Sea," it is not surprising that virtually every Canadian writer has been inspired to write about some aspect of the sea at some point in their work. As this book shows, those watery passages are some of the very best writing the nation has produced. Journeying coast to coast to coast, from the picturesque and isolated Vancouver Island village of Ucluelet, through the desolate Northwest Passage, to historic Signal Hill at the tip of Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula, Spindrift: A Canadian Book of the Sea invites the reader on an evocative voyage. Reflecting on a myriad of sea-related themes--including the earliest Indigenous presence, the first nautical exploration of Canada, the arrival of immigrants on the nation's shores, the realities of making a living on the water, tragic marine events, warfare and celebrated vessels and people--Spindrift paints a compelling portrait of Canada. Editors Michael and Anita Hadley have distilled the essence from a vast collection of maritime reflection by some of Canada's greatest fiction and non-fiction writers including Milton Acorn, Pierre Berton, Earle Birney, M. Wylie Blanchet, Emily Carr, Donald Creighton, Michael Crummey, Barry Gough, Lawrence Hill, Edith Iglauer, Joy Kogawa, Malcolm Lowry, Linden MacIntyre, Yann Martel, L.M. Montgomery, Donna Morrissey, Farley Mowat, Alice Munro, Peter C. Newman, Michael Ondaatje, E.J. Pratt, Al Purdy, Nino Ricci, Stan Rogers, Jane Urquhart and Rudy Wiebe, to name but a few. Whether yachtsman, professional seafarer, or simply an admirer of ocean vistas, the reader will be moved and delighted by this treasury of Canadian voices."--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
  • C810.8/032162
  • 810.8/032162
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9194.52.S43
LC item number
S65 2017
Literary form
mixed forms
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hadley, Michael L.
  • Hadley, Anita
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Seas
  • Canada
  • Seafaring life
  • Seafaring life
  • Seas
  • Canada
Label
Spindrift : a Canadian book of the sea, edited & introduced by Michael L. Hadley & Anita Hadley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9781771621731
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)981166520
  • (OCoLC)ocn981166520
Label
Spindrift : a Canadian book of the sea, edited & introduced by Michael L. Hadley & Anita Hadley
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9781771621731
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)981166520
  • (OCoLC)ocn981166520

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