June 23, 1997

COVER

A SENSE OF PLACE

COVER

REDISCOVERING NEWFOUNDLAND

BETWEEN COVERS

Dog-eared days

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COVER

A SENSE OF PLACE

Call him Gaffer. It’s Newfoundland for young boy. Like Ishmael in Moby Dick, the eponymous hero of Kevin Major’s powerful new novel, to be launched aboard the sailing ship Matthew on July 3, has no last name. When we meet him, he is an outport teenager, tormented by the death of his father in the 1982 Ocean Ranger oil rig disaster.
REDISCOVERING NEWFOUNDLAND 1415
COVER

REDISCOVERING NEWFOUNDLAND

It is 500 years since Cabot landed, and the youngest province prepares for 'the party of the century'
Dog-eared days 5051
BETWEEN COVERS

Dog-eared days

Stéphane Mallarmé, the 19th-century French symbolist recently voted Poet Most Likely To Be Mistaken for a Breakfast Condiment, once wrote: “ ... et l’hiver resterait la saison créatrice intellectuelle ” (“winter will always be the season of intellectual creativity”).
Summer body count 5455
BETWEEN COVERS

Summer body count

Nothing goes better with sun and sand than a nasty little murder
The human condition 5253
BETWEEN COVERS

The human condition

There are rich textures to the best new fiction
Campeau is back 3637
Business

Campeau is back

A fallen tycoon resurfaces to build homes in Berlin
Portraits of power 5859
BETWEEN COVERS

Portraits of power

A biographer focuses on the men of the hour
People, places 6060_1

People, places

The seasons nonfiction books brim with human drama
Opening Notes 1213
Opening Notes

Opening Notes

Towering hoop dreams
Killing 'the Power' 3233
WORLD

Killing 'the Power'

Extremists use terror to challenge the regime
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