The Resource August gale : a father and daughter's journey into the storm, Barbara Walsh, (electronic resource)

August gale : a father and daughter's journey into the storm, Barbara Walsh, (electronic resource)

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August gale : a father and daughter's journey into the storm
Title
August gale
Title remainder
a father and daughter's journey into the storm
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Walsh
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Language
eng
Summary
An award-winning journalist's voyage into her family history and her quest to face the storms she encounters there. In August Gale, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Barbara Walshwho has interviewed killers, bad cops, and crooked politicians in the course of her careerfaces the most challenging story of her lifetime: asking her father about his childhood pain. In the process, she takes us on two heartrending odysseys: one into a deadly Newfoundland hurricane and the lives of schooner fishermen who relied on God and the wind to carry them home; the other, into a squall stirred by a man with many secrets: a grandfather who remained a mystery until long after his death. Sixty-eight years after the hurricane that claimed several of her ancestors, Walsh searches for memories of the August gale and the grandfather who abandoned her dad as a young boy. Together, she and her father journey to Newfoundland to learn about the 1935 storm, and along the way her dad begins to talk about the man he cannot forgive. As she recreates the scenes of the violent hurricane and a small boy's tender past, she holds onto a hidden desire: to heal her father and redeem the grandfather she has never met
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
VALIL
Dewey number
971.807092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT275.W2562
LC item number
A3 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
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August gale : a father and daughter's journey into the storm, Barbara Walsh, (electronic resource)
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August gale : a father and daughter's journey into the storm, Barbara Walsh, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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ocn829150750
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Edition
1st Globe Pequot Press Paperback ed.
Extent
1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9780762777099
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(electronic bk.)
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Other physical details
ill., maps, geneal. table.
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unknown sound
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remote

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