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Jennie's Boy

A Misfit Childhood on an Island of Eccentrics

Jennie's Boy( )
Author: Johnston, Wayne
Publication Date:Feb 2023
Publisher:Steerforth Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

** Winner of the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour ** The sad, tender, and extremely funny memoir of a boyhood few thought he would survive, including the unforgettable mother and hilarious grandmother who raised him A book to be relished by lovers of such works as The Glass Castle, Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight, and Angela's Ashes Everything readers love about consummate storyteller and beloved...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / Canada / Provincial, Territorial & Local / Atlantic Provinces (Nb, Nl, Ns, Pe)
Biography & Autobiography / Memoirs
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.52 x 8.24 x 0.82 Inches
Book Weight:0.712 Pounds
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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