Where the Rivers Meet

Danny Gillis

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ISBN: 9781772760026

Where the Rivers Meet

  Author:   Danny Gillis    
  Publisher:  MacIntyre Purcell Publishing Inc.

Strange, even deadly, encounters happen when young Tommy Caffrey is left alone with the Mi’kmaq tomahawk he found. Set in a mythical northern Cape Breton town, Where the Rivers Meet is a coming-of-age story told against the backdrop of religious and racial conflict that occurs when gold is discovered on Indian land.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781772760026
Item MP0055
PublisherMacIntyre Purcell Publishing Inc.
PublisherMacIntyre Purcell Publishing Inc.
Published onSeptember 23 2016
Language eng
Pages 276
Format Paperback
Dimensions9(in) x 6.75(in)
Shipping weight422(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Danny Gillis has written for magazines and newspapers for more than two decades. He is a respected author and editor. A Treasure for the Taking is a special book by a special talent and will firmly establish Gillis as a master storyteller and one of the most important and engaging voices to come out of the region in years.

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MESMERIZING

"Gillis introduces us to a cast of characters as original as they are familiar, as humorous as they are insightful. With an often mesmerizing frenzy of words and images, Gillis weaves geography and communities, the beauty and cruelty of youth, corporate exploitation and indigenous tragedy, into an unforgettable and extremely entertaining tale."
-- Frank Macdonald is the award winning author of A Forest for Calum and A Possible Madness, both long-listed for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.

REMARKABLE

"With patient artistry and a keen eye for detail, Gillis has recreated Cape Breton as a mythic, mystical place and populated it with remarkable characters whose struggles mirror our own. This is richly textured and emotionally authentic writing, sometimes deeply moving, at others riotously funny. Danny Gillis has crafted a complete and entirely engaging world that you won?t soon forget."
-- Ian Colford is the award winning author of The Crimes of Hector Thomas. His short story collection, Evidence, won a silver medal at the Independent Publisher Book Awards and was shortlisted for the ReLiit Awards and Danuta Gleed Literary Ward