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Crummey, Michael 1965-

Overview
Works: 36 works in 199 publications in 5 languages and 5,058 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Poetry  History  Pictorial works  Interviews  Historical fiction  Novels 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR9199.3.C717, 813.54
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Publications about Michael Crummey
Publications by Michael Crummey
Most widely held works about Michael Crummey
 
Most widely held works by Michael Crummey
Sweetland : a novel by Michael Crummey( Book )
23 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and Polish and held by 1,146 libraries worldwide
The scarcely populated town of Sweetland rests on the shore of a remote Canadian island. Its slow decline finally reaches a head when the mainland government offers each islander a generous resettlement package--the sole stipulation being that everyone must leave. Fierce and enigmatic Moses Sweetland, whose ancestors founded the village, is the only one to refuse. As he watches his neighbors abandon the island, he recalls the town's rugged history and its eccentric cast of characters
Galore : a novel by Michael Crummey( Book )
31 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,110 libraries worldwide
When a whale beaches itself on the shore of the remote coastal town of Paradise Deep, the last thing any of the townspeople expect to find inside it is a man, silent and reeking of fish, but remarkably alive. The discovery of this mysterious person, soon christened Judah, sets the town scrambling for answers as its most prominent citizens weigh in on whether he is man or beast, blessing or curse, miracle or demon
River thieves by Michael Crummey( Book )
32 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 923 libraries worldwide
A novel set in turn-of-the-nineteenth-century Newfoundland chronicles the conflict between the European settlers and the remnants of the Beothuk, or native Indians, as an idealistic naval officer arrives to establish contact with the Beothuk
Sweetland : a novel by Michael Crummey( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
The epic tale of an endangered Newfoundland community and the struggles of one man determined to resist its extinction
Galore by Michael Crummey( file )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
A family saga and love story set in the improbable medievalesque world that was rural Newfoundland. Remote and isolated, exposed to extremes of climate and fate, the people of Paradise Deep persist in a realm where the line between the everyday and the otherworldly is hard to distinguish
The wreckage : a novel by Michael Crummey( Book )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Fifty years after a young Protestant girl has an affair with an a Catholic in a remote Newfoundland village, she returns home with her daughter to scatter her American husband's ashes
Hard light by Michael Crummey( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
"In Hard Light Michael Crummey retells and reinvents his father's stories of outport Newfoundland and the Labrador fishery of a half century ago. Speaking through generations of storytellers, he conjures a world of hard toil and heavy weather, shot through with stoicism, grim humour, endurance, and love."--publisher's website
Salvage by Michael Crummey( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Newfoundland : journey into a lost nation by Michael Crummey( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Under the keel by Michael Crummey( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Flesh & blood : stories by Michael Crummey( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Short stories, thirteen linked stories, mining town of Black Rock Newfoundland. Canadian author
Arguments with gravity by Michael Crummey( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Flesh and blood : selected short fiction by Michael Crummey( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Short stories
Little dogs : new and selected by Michael Crummey( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Hard light : 32 little stories by Michael Crummey( file )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
A poetic retelling of stories from the outport Newfoundland and Labrador fishery of a half-century ago
Emergency roadside assistance by Michael Crummey( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Du ventre de la baleine : roman by Michael Crummey( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Three servings : in which the reader is offered generous portions of boiled dinner by Mary-Lynn Bernard( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
The wreckage : a novel by Michael Crummey( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Mercedes is only sixteen when she falls in love with Wish. But when he enlists in the army they loose track of each other. Fifty years later she reunites with him. Descriptions of sex and violence, strong language
Newfoundland at Armageddon ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
One hundred years ago, on July 1st, 1916, the Newfoundland Regiment took part in a massive First World War offensive on the Somme, led by the British to liberate France and Belgium from the claws of the Germans. Some 800 soldiers from the Regiment went over the top that morning, near Beaumont-Hamel in France. The following day only 68 were able to answer roll call. Because of that battle, nothing about Newfoundland would ever be the same. To commemorate the 100th anniversary, Brian McKenna’s latest feature documentary film Newfoundland at Armageddon tells the story of this epic tragedy. Learn how a single battle changed Newfoundland forever
 
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Alternative Names
Crummey, Michael, 1965-
Michael Crummey Canadees romanschrijver
Michael Crummey Canadian poet and writer
Languages
English (159)
French (7)
Polish (6)
Dutch (5)
Italian (2)
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