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August Gale: A Father and Daughter's Journey Into the Storm

gale.jpgPulitzer Prize winning journalist Barbara Walsh has a new book about the hurricane that thrashed the south coast of Newfoundland in 1935. Among the sailors lost at sea were her own ancestors. But because her grandfather had deserted her father's family when he was a boy, Walsh never knew of her connection to the storm until a conversation with her father nearly a decade ago. That talk set off a journey that took them to Newfoundland and into her family's past.

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