Bay of Spirits: A Love Story

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Carroll & Graf, Apr 12, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 360 pages
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This is the story of a love affair with a people and a place, of the summers Farley Mowat spent sailing the Newfoundland coast with his wife Claire. It is an affectionate, unforgettable portrait of a time, a people, and a place, as well as the indomitable spirit of this island province.

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I had never read a book written by celebrated Canadian author and environmentalist Farley Mowat. When he died this past May at the age of 92, I, like many other Canadians, decided it was time to ... Read full review

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Not so much a love story but a history of Newfoundland. I guess it's a love story of Newfoundland. Great history. Well written but a slow read. if you are a Sailor you would find this book interesting. Lots of stories of old sailing boats and fishing. Read full review


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About the author (2007)

Farley Mowat became a writer in 1949 after spending two years in the
Arctic. He is the bestselling author of thirty-nine books, including
Never Cry Wolf, Owls in the Family, The Dog Who Wouldn't Be, and
The Boat Who Wouldn't Float. He and his wife, Claire, divide their
time between Port Hope and River Bourgeois, Nova Scotia.

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