Diligent River Daughter

Diligent River Daughter

A Novel

Book - 2011
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Bruce Graham is a Nova Scotia writer and former broadcaster, who for many years was the face of the evening TV news in Maritime homes. Bruce and his wife Helen live in their hometown of Parrsboro. Diligent River Daughter is his fifth book. The Ship's Company Theatre adapted two of his previous novels - The Parrsboro Boxing Club and Ivor Johnson's Neighbours, both published by Pottersfield - for the stage.
Publisher: Lawrencetown, N.S. : Pottersfield Press, 2011
ISBN: 9781897426234
Branch Call Number: GRAH
Characteristics: 284 p

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Sep 10, 2012

This novel follows the life of Charlene Durant in the early 1900's. It begins with her as a child in Nova Scotia and follows her experiences into adulthood where she moves to Boston and tries desperately to break into the male dominated newspaper scene as a reporter. This novel ties many of the big new stories of the day into Charlene's experience, such as the sinking of the Titanic, the Great Halifax explosion and of course the First World war. It was a simple story with a nice Canadian flavour.

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