John R and Son

Tessie Gillis

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ISBN: 9781895415315

John R and Son

  Author:   Tessie Gillis    
  Publisher:  Breton Books

No one has ever written about Cape Breton quite like this! A rich daring short novel, plus 5 stories. A troubling, brutal, and compassionate book that is a riveting classic.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781895415315
Item BB0029
PublisherBreton Books
PublisherBreton Books
Published onJanuary 1 1999
Language eng
Pages 168
Format Paperback
Dimensions9(in) x 6(in)
Shipping weight285(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Born in 1910 in Montana, Tessie Gillis moved with her husband Joe to Rear Glencoe in Inverness County in the 1950s to live the hard, satisfying life of rural Cape Breton. Illness finally gave her the opportunity to write, and her friend and editor Evelyn Garbary helped her bloom into one of Cape Breton's finest writers.