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Two new books by Clint Morrison

Two new books by Clint Morrison
CAPTAIN: A Brief Biography of Captain E.R “Ben” Pike (1921-2016)
Soul Fire: Poetic Cries of a Baby Boomer

On November 3, Island writer, J. Clinton Morrison, launched two new books at Lefurgey Cultural Centre, Summerside. The first book, entitled CAPTAIN: A Brief Biography of Captain E.R. “Ben” Pike (1921-2016), Summerside, P.E.I. (51 pages, staple-bound), was written in memory of a good
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From Time to Time an Egg

From Time to Time an Egg
John H. Brehaut

A young man’s agonizing decision to leave the family farm, the mysterious death of two healthy young men on the Northumberland Strait, a village paralyzed by fear during an epidemic and the shattering of an idyllic Christmas Eve by economic reality are four of the short stories con-tained in John Brehaut’s new book, From Time to Time an Egg.

Named for a suggestion in a
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BIS seeks volunteers, books

The Benevolent Irish Society Library Committee is hoping to have their Library operational early in the new year. The Committee is looking for more volunteers to help with supervising the Library. If you have an afternoon once a month (or more) they would like to hear from you. The Committee is also looking for more book donations. Currently the Library has about 1500 books but has room for two or
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This Time It’s Forever

This Time It’s Forever
Jessica Eissfeldt

Intrigued and inspired by the real events of November 17, 1775, when two of General George Washington’s privateers stole the Great Seal of PEI, local novelist Jessica Eissfeldt knew she had enough historical facts to create a piece of fiction that intertwined colorful legends and romantic history. The tale unfolds in This Time It’s Forever, the first book in Eissfeldt’s Prince
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In Their Own Words: Three Maritimers Experience The Great War

In Their Own Words: Three Maritimers Experience The Great War
Edited by Ross Hebb

What was the First World War really like for Maritimers overseas? In Their Own Words, edited by Ross Hebb, contains the letters home of three Maritimers with distinct wartime experiences: a front-line soldier from Nova Scotia, a nurse from New Brunswick, and a conscripted fisherman from Prince Edward Island. Up until now, these complete sets of handwritten letters have remained
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Forbie

Forbie
Gary MacDougall

On November 28, Retromedia Publishing released its 16th book—Forbie by Gary MacDougall.

Forbie is a book about a boy who dreamed about fire on water and then turned that dream into fire on ice when he joined the National Hockey League. It’s about elations, disappointments, controversial career moments and some “doggone” good opportunities, a very famous mad melee, Forbes Taylor
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Flax Americana

Flax Americana  Dr. Joshua MacFadyen

A new book by Dr. Joshua MacFadyen, an associate professor in the Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture program in the Faculty of Arts at UPEI, examines the story of flax, a plant that went in a few decades from a specialty crop to one of the most commercially important farming products in a rapidly industrializing North America. Flax Americana: A History of the Fibre
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Pardon Me, What Did You Say?

Pardon Me, What Did You Say?
PEI Chapter of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association

Pardon Me, What Did You Say? A guide to navigating in the hard of hearing world has been published by the PEI Chapter of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association (CHHA). The booklet contains personal stories by CHHA PEI members and many practical suggestions and tips for facilitating communication in a wide variety of settings. Illustrations
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RED#18

RED#18

RED (number 18), due out in November, has marked the 100 year anniversary of the end of the first World War with an old WW1 photo on the front cover. Inside you’ll find several war-time stories, including “War Veterans That I Knew” by Kevin MacLeod, and “Dear Victor” by David Weale.

First time RED contributor, Airson MacDonald, tells about his experiences being born premature in “The One Pound
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For David Helwig

By Hugh MacDonald  

David Helwig died October 16 at King’s County Memorial Hospital in Montague surrounded by family, close friends, and his dog, Star. David spent the final chapter of his brilliant and productive life happily here on Prince Edward Island.

In April 1996 he left behind a huge legacy of literary and other artistic accomplishments in his native Ontario and moved to a
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