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The Navigator of New York

The Navigator of New York( )
Author: Johnston, Wayne
ISBN:978-0-09-944489-3
Publication Date:Oct 2003
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Arrow
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $14.99
Book Description:

At the centre of THE NAVIGATOR OF NEW YORK is the rivalry between Robert Peary and Frederick Cook to be the first American to reach the North Pole. Its protagonist, however, is Devlin Stead, a young man from St John's, Newfoundland. Devlin's mother dies, in mysterious circumstances, when he is only five, and he endures a lonely childhood before discovering the truth about his parentage. That discovery transforms his life- he finds his true father and embarks on a journey of...
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Book Details
Pages:496
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.1 x 19.7 x 3.3 cm
Book Weight:0.35 Kilograms
Author Biography
Johnston, Wayne (Author)
Wayne Johnston was born in Goulds, Newfoundland in 1958. He graduated with a B.A. in English from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1978. He worked from 1978-1981 as a newspaper reporter with the St. John's Daily News. In 1981, he decided to write fiction full-time. In 1983, he graduated with an M.A. in creative writing from the University of New Brunswick. His first book, The Story of Bobby O'Malley, won the W.H. Smith/Books in Canada First Novel Award in 1985. His other works include The Divine Ryans, which won the 1991 Thomas Head Raddall Award and was adapted into a movie, Baltimore's Mansion, which won the Charles Taylor Prize, The Colony of Unrequited Dreams, The Navigator of New York, and The Custodian of Paradise.

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