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Ann and Seamus

Author: Kevin Major; David Blackwood
Publisher: Toronto : Groundwood Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1828, off Isle aux Morts, Newfoundland, seventeen-year-old Ann Garvey, her fisherman father and younger brother came upon the wreck of the Despatch, an Irish immigrant ship originally destined for Quebec City. In thick fog and fierce wind it had run aground and broken apart. Ann's courage and strength at the oars of the rescue boat were largely responsible for the saving of more than 160 passengers stranded amid  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Poetry
Juvenile poetry
Poésie pour la jeunesse
Named Person: Ann Harvey; Ann Harvey; Ann Harvey
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Major; David Blackwood
ISBN: 088899561X 9780888995612
OCLC Number: 52375291
Description: 109 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Kevin Major ; art by David Blackwood.

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In 1828, off Isle aux Morts, Newfoundland, seventeen-year-old Ann Garvey, her fisherman father and younger brother came upon the wreck of the Despatch, an Irish immigrant ship originally destined for Quebec City. In thick fog and fierce wind it had run aground and broken apart. Ann's courage and strength at the oars of the rescue boat were largely responsible for the saving of more than 160 passengers stranded amid the raging storm.

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