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Cloud Of Bone

Bernice Morgan is mostly remembered for her book and tv series of the same name: Random Passage. But this book, Cloud of Bone, is equally astounding in its depth and breadth, even if you are not from Newfoundland itself.

Three separate stories..seemingly... but linked in hidden depths by the life of the Beothuks, a race exterminated by the French and English, quite deliberately. Shawnadithit, the last known Beothuk indian, died in 1829 of tuberculosis, having been captured and taken to England as a showpiece...she was 27 years old.

The spirit of Shawnadithit links the other two; World War II St. John's, and current time London. All the stories are fascinating, but I had never known as much about the Beothuks before, a peaceful people treated like animals - if you have even a twig of interest...buy this book and bury your soul in it...we are all there.

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18.10 | 18:29

Thanks, Mike...so glad you found it here. I think it's remarkable. Holly's grandmother is one of my long and close friends; it was she who sent it.

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18.10 | 17:38

Thanks for posting this. I heard it read from Abbey Theatre in their "Dear Ireland" and was hoping that I would find it on the web. I thought it stole the show.

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03.03 | 17:19

Laurie...I might have my copy and will look for it. Otherwise...order from Amazon.
It is beyond inspiring. I will let you know. It's on kindle too.

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03.03 | 16:53

Hi Brenda, I would like to read The Choice. Where would I find a copy?

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