The Grand Change

William Andrews

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ISBN: 9781927502105

The Grand Change

  Author:   William Andrews    
  Publisher:  Acorn Press

William Andrews’ first novel examines life in a small PEI communityin the 1940s and 50s as changes, so common in the restof the world, begin to take hold. Using a road as an allegory, heweaves a lyrical tale of simple country people, their strugglesand their joys. The story is told through the eyes of a boy calledJake: he is the witness to life on the Hook Road and the eventsthat change that life forever. The book is in some ways like along poem: the people and the world they inhabit are richlyand meticulously described, and the superb writing takes thereader to a world no one will ever see again.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781927502105
Item AC0102
PublisherAcorn Press
PublisherAcorn Press
Published onOctober 10 2013
Language eng
Pages 200
Format Paperback
Dimensions8(in) x 5.5(in)
Shipping weight250(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
William Andrews was born and raised during the forties andfifties on a mixed farm in Freetown, PEI. He left home young,shifted around a lot and tried a lot of things. He marched inregular peace time army, fished gill net on Lake Erie, sang gospelin Maritime penal institutions, carved wood in Japan anddid a lot of labour type jobs in a lot of places. He was encouragedto write while at UPEI in 1970-71. He started writing in1995. His main writing inspiration comes from being prettywidely read.