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New Under the Sun

by Kevin Major

New Under The Sun

Price: $21.00


Publication Date: September 3, 2011



Needing a change, Shannon Carew takes a job in the National Parks system in Newfoundland and Labrador. The journey brings her life full circle, returning her to the birthplace she abandoned years before. As she makes new connections, and unearths old ones, Shannon learns the land holds many memories, stories of Maritime Archaic, the Vikings, the Basques, the Beothuk, and the Europeans who came after.

New Under the Sun is the work of a master storyteller.

ISBN: 9781770860575

Format: Trade Paperback
Size: 6" x 9"


FIC019000 FICTION / Literary

FIC014000 FICTION / Historical

FIC059000 FICTION / Native American & Aboriginal

Shortlisted, 2012 Newfoundland and Labrador Book Award for Fiction

Shortlisted, 2012 Writers' Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Book Award


“Each narrative strand is compelling in its own way ... A skilful work of fiction.”
Quill & Quire

“A gripping, even poetic, narrative of survival ... Major's verbal play is delightful, especially to a reader like me, who appreciates fine rhetoric and a good pun.”
The Globe and Mail

“A good fast read and a lazy way to get to know the history of this exotic province.”
The Sun-Times

“All the elements of the perfect summer read.”
Open Book Toronto

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