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Rockbound
by: Frank Parker Day
Defended by: Donna Morrissey

In this 1928 novel by Frank Parker Day, Rockbound is an island off the coast of Nova Scotia, and it's a harsh, unforgiving place. Stormy weather, dangerous fishing grounds and feuding families dominate this small sliver of land in the Atlantic Ocean. When native son David Jung returns to Rockbound to claim part of the island as his inheritance, he faces the very worst it has to offer. This evocative story of ambition, conflict and struggle for survival is now considered a Canadian classic.

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Author
Frank Parker Day
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Donna Morrissey
 
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