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Summary Sweetland ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF × ❰Download❯ ✤ Sweetland Author Michael Crummey – Tushna-hram.ru The scarcely populated town of Sweetland rests on the shore of a remote Canadian island Its slow decline finally reaches a head when the mainland government offers each islander a generous resettleDownload Sweetland Author Michael Crummey Tushna hram.ru The scarcely populated town of Sweetland rests on the shore of a remote Canadian island Its slow decline finally reaches a head when the mainland government offers each islander a generous resettlemen The scarcely populated town of Sweetland rests on the shore of a remote Canadian island Its slow decline finally reaches a head.

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When the mainland government offers each islander a generous resettlement package—the sole stipulation being that everyone must leave Fierce and enigmatic Moses Sweetland whose ancestors founded the village is the only one to refuse As he watches his neighbors abandon the island he recalls the town’s rugged history and its eccentric cast of characters Evoking The Shipping News Michael Crummey—one of Canada’.

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SweetlandS finest novelists—conjures up the mythical sublime world of Sweetland’s past amid a stormbattered landscape haunted by local lore As in his critically acclaimed novel Galore Crummey masterfully weaves together past and present creating in Sweetland a spectacular portrait of one man’s battle to survive as his environment vanishes around himPraise for Galore“A glittering fabulist tale”—Los Angeles Times..

Summary Sweetland ↠ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF Born in Buchans Newfoundland Crummey grew up there and in Wabush Labrador where he moved with his family in the late s He went to university with no idea what to do with his life and to make matters worse started writing poems in his first year Just before graduating with a BA in English he won the Gregory Power Poetry Award First prize was three hundred dollars big bucks back in .

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  • Dianne

    Summary Sweetland ↠ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF SweetlandI must have walked past this book on the “New Books” library shelf four or five times I would pick it up read the blurb on the inside cover and think “Nope Not my kind of book” and put it back Finally I added it to my stack and took it home I sat on the couch with my stack of goodies from the library and opened the book to scan the first few pages A couple of days later I sat on the same couch gutted“Sweetland” is about a 69 year old man named Moses Sweetland who lives on an island also named Sweetland off the coast of Newfoundland The government is offering a hefty relocation sum to the remaining members of the community only if ALL of them agree to leave so the government can save money by ceasing to provide essential services to the island Moses Sweetland does not want to leave his home and is soon the lone hold out He begins to find threatening


  • Jen

    Summary Sweetland ↠ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF SweetlandI'm done and it couldn’t have been fast enough Took 100 pages to finally grasp at something that had potential but snowballed into something that went on for far too longMoses Sweetland 70 sits in his house on an island not far from St John's Nfld The government is pressuring folks to sell and he is the only one holding out Until the tide does change and for circumstances I won't disclose the choice to at last go with the majority doesn't come to fruition The story flits from present to the past reliving vivid moments This is ‘apocalyptic loneliness' with just a little too much of day to day survival How many fires can one describe and how much winter can one weather SighDid I e


  • Diane S ☔

    Summary Sweetland ↠ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF SweetlandHow does one measure the value of a man's life Is it the house he lives in The amount of possessions he has The family and friends who love him or those he loves Twelve generations have lived on the island of Sweetland a mythical place off the Newfoundland coast they have made due with little and supported each other through hard times The governments price is 100000 dollars but only if everyone leaves the island Many accept this is their chance to have an easi


  • Michael

    Summary Sweetland ↠ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF SweetlandThis one crept up on me and bowled me over with the stubborn and uiet heroism of a character who resists the inevitable destruction of his way of life and loss of his rural community Moses Sweetland lives on a Newfoundland island named after his ancestors Decades after the commercial cod fishery shut down most capable ambitious residents have gone to elsewhere in Canada


  • Jessaka

    Summary Sweetland ↠ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF SweetlandI have learned that if I don't like the first two pages of a book I will never like it I thought it would be the same with this book because it was so boring nothing was happening not even up to maybe the first 100 pages So why didn't I uit like I would otherwise Well I love the ocean and wanted to read a book on village life in another country I am also reading books around the world and had looked for one set in


  • Agnieszka

    Summary Sweetland ↠ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF SweetlandSweetland what an euivocal name Remote tiny island on the Atlantic part of Newfoundland There used to be a fishing settlement but when novel starts it is half empty inhabited by the old and misfits of all descriptions Due to economic reasons Canadian government offered to them a good price for leaving and moving on the continent Most of residents accepted the proposal With one exceptionMoses Sweetland whose ancestors were the first ones who inhabited the island is the only one who decided to stay and not abandon his household He will not be like his biblic


  • Book Riot Community

    Summary Sweetland ↠ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF SweetlandThere is a really good chance that this will be my favorite book of 2015 I asked my boyfriend to smother me with a pillow so I couldn’t finish reading it because then I’d be sad it was over but for some reason he found that to be an unreasonable reuest Geesh But SEER E


  • Cathrine ☯️

    Summary Sweetland ↠ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF Sweetland2★As always the rating is based on my emotional response rather than the book’s merit and does not do justice to the author’s talent Admirable and atmospheric prose compelling storyline great characters; yet rating a book I did not enjoy reading is challenging as I feel I’m being a bit unfair I needed to ponder this one a bit and fear much of the na


  • Diane

    Summary Sweetland ↠ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF SweetlandThis book struck outI tried three different times to read this novel THREE Each time I got a little farther into the story but I always got frustrated with the writing and gave up I even tried listening to the audiobook thinking I could trudge through but I still became annoyed by the cliched characters and bad dialogueThe story is that the government is trying to move everyone off a remote island called Sweetland near Ne


  • Melki

    Summary Sweetland ↠ eBook ePUB or Kindle PDF SweetlandThis is a lovely slow moving story of a man and his island Curmudgeonly Sweetland is digging in his feet and refusing to leave his beloved home even though the government has made it clear that they will ONLY pay out the hefty resettlement fee to each resident if ALL the residents relocate You can imagine that Sweetland's being the last hold out is not making him too popular with his neighbors This is uite possibly the most character driven novel I've ever read and also some of the most delightfully cantankerous characters I've ever met A truly bittersweet read I of course prefer to remember one of the funnier moments This is a very short tale about the wacky Priddle brothers two local ne'er do wells Barry lost the tip of his index finger the afternoon they'd taken turns putting out a lit match with a22 one brother at a time holding the little flame at arm's l