A Good Day's Work: In Pursuit of a Disappearing Canada

A Good Day's Work: In Pursuit of a Disappearing Canada

by John Demont

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780307368027
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
Publication date: 09/24/2013
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

JOHN DeMONT is the bestselling and award-winning author of Citizens Irving: The Irvings of New Brunswick, The Last Best Place: Lost in the Heart of Nova Scotia and Coal Black Heart: The Story of Coal and the Lives It Ruled. He has written for many publications, including the Financial Times, Canadian Geographic, The Walrus, and Maclean's -- where he was Atlantic bureau chief for ten years. He is now senior writer and columnist for The Chronicle Herald in Halifax, N.S. The author lives in Halifax, NS.

Table of Contents

Prologue 1

Chapter 1 Across This Land 19

Chapter 2 Holy Sweet Mother 47

Chapter 3 The Milkman Cometh 73

Chapter 4 Watering Hole for Dreamers 97

Chapter 5 Every Jeselly One of Them 123

Chapter 6 Iron Man 155

Chapter 7 Reading the Grass 179

Chapter 8 Life of a Salesman 205

Chapter 9 Showtime 231

Chapter 10 A Trick of the Light 255

Acknowledgements 275

End notes 277

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