Island Sketchbook

Frank Ledwell

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ISBN: 9781894838092

Island Sketchbook

  Author:   Frank Ledwell    
  Publisher:  Acorn Press

With characteristic warmth, generosity, and humour, Frank Ledwell seamlessly weaves personal memoir and communal folk wisdom into 60 prose sketches of Island characters, anecdotes, and traditions. The stories are based on real people or incidents; others are fictionalized, evoking the true, remembered landscape of Ledwell’s childhood at St. Peter’s Bay on the North Shore of Prince Edward Island, his experience as a student, teacher, and professor at St. Dunstan’s University, and his later life as a professor, husband, and parent in rural Queen’s County. The sketches also evoke the author’s love of people and place and mark his point of view as that of an inveterate Islander.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781894838092
Item AC0016
PublisherAcorn Press
PublisherAcorn Press
Published onJanuary 7 2004
Language eng
Pages 200
Format Paperback
Dimensions6(in) x 9(in)
Shipping weight331(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE