August Gale

August Gale

A Father and Daughter's Journey Into the Storm

Book - 2012
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Author Barbara Walsh tells three related true stories: that of the catastrophic 1935 hurricane that took the lives of 40 Newfoundland fishermen including her great-uncle "Paddy" Walsh and several of her cousins; the story of her grandfather Ambrose Walsh who emigrated from Newfoundland to New York to start and later abandon his own family; and, finally, the story of the effect that Ambrose's actions had on her father Ronald, her uncle William Patrick (the namesake of the drowned fisherman) and their mother.
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press, ©2012
ISBN: 9780762761463
Branch Call Number: B WALSH,B
Characteristics: ix, 260 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm


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