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Barometer Rising by Hugh Maclennan; Alister Macleod (afterward) - Paperback - November 1989 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000000205)

Barometer Rising

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Barometer Rising

by Hugh Maclennan; Alister Macleod (afterward)

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ISBN 10
0771099916
ISBN 13
9780771099915
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, November 1989. Paperback. 1991 reprint. Very Good. Dust stains to top edge. Text unmarked. Spine straight, tight, and uncreased. Light rubbing to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 235 pages.

Penelope Wain believes that her lover, Neil Macrae, has been killed while serving overseas under her father. That he died apparently in disgrace does not alter her love for him, even though her father is insistent on his guilt. What neither Penelope or her father knows is that Neil is not dead, but has returned to Halifax to clear his name. Hugh MacLennan's first novel is a compelling romance set against the horrors of wartime and the catastrophic Halifax Explosion of December 6, 1917.

Authors: Hugh Maclennan; Alister Macleod (afterward)

Synopsis

A major 20th century Canadian author, Hugh MacLennan was born in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, in 1907. His seven novels and many essays and travel books present a chronicle of Canada that often mediates between the old world of its European cultural heritage and the new world of American vitality and materialism. Among his many honours, he won five Governor General’s Awards. Hugh MacLennan died in Montreal in 1990.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller's Inventory #
RWARE0000000205
Title
Barometer Rising
Author
Hugh Maclennan; Alister Macleod (afterward)
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0771099916
ISBN 13
9780771099915
Publisher
McClelland & Stewart
Place of Publication
Toronto
Date Published
November 1989
Size
12mo
Keywords
fiction, Halifax Explosion, love, military, romance, war, World War I, World War One, WW1, WWI, Halifax, Canada
Bookseller catalogs
Fiction; Mystery, Suspense, Detective, Crime; Erotica; Canada;
Size
12mo

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