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The innocents

Author: Michael Crummey
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A novel about an orphaned brother and sister who must fend for themselves on a remote fishing outpost in the late 1800s"--
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Novels
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Crummey, Michael, 1965- author.
Innocents
New York : Doubleday, [2019]
(DLC) 2018060463
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Crummey
ISBN: 9780385545426 0385545428 9781984898234 198489823X
OCLC Number: 1080248328
Description: 290 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Michael Crummey.

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"A novel about an orphaned brother and sister who must fend for themselves on a remote fishing outpost in the late 1800s"--

In the late 1800s, a brother and sister are orphaned in an isolated cove on Newfoundland's northern coastline. Their home is a stretch of rocky shore governed by the feral ocean, by a relentless pendulum of abundance and scarcity. With nothing but the family's boat and the little knowledge passed on haphazardly by their mother and father, they survive years of meagre catches and storms and ravaging illness. It is their fierce loyalty to each other that motivates and sustains them. But as seasons pass and they wade deeper into the mystery of their own natures, even that loyalty will be tested. -- adapted from jacket

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