Sea Dogs & Skippers

Sea Dogs & Skippers

by Garry Cranford

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Sea Dogs & Skippers by Garry Cranford

Along the eastern shores of North America, savage storms have thrust sturdy ships and small boats upon the cliffs and shores of the continent. From these events have come true stories of bravery by skippers and their sea dogs—the crews. Here are sixteen tales of salty heroism and tragedy by fourteen writers whose lives have been shaped by their experiences and knowledge of the North Atlantic Ocean.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781771174756
Publisher: Flanker Press
Publication date: 06/18/2001
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Garry Cranford was born in Markland, Trinity Bay, and grew up in Buchans (Central Newfoundland) and New Harbour (Trinity Bay). He is the owner of Flanker Press, the largest trade book publishing firm in Newfoundland and Labrador, founded in 1994 and based in St. John’s. He is also the owner of Pennywell Books, an imprint of Flanker Press that specializes in literary fiction, short stories, drama, essay collections, young adult fiction, and children’s books. A proactive campaigner for the preservation of this province’s culture and heritage, Garry Cranford is author, co-author, and editor of many non-fiction books dealing with the history of Newfoundland and Labrador, including Norma&Gladys, The Buchans Miners, Potheads&Drumhoops, From Cod to Crab, Tidal Wave, Not Too Long Ago, Our Lives, and Sea Dogs&Skippers. He has two children, Justin and Jerry, and two grandchildren, Nicholas and Grace, and lives in St. John’s with his wife, Margo.

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