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Three French Islands

About twelve miles off Canada’s eastern shores (Newfoundland and Labrador) there are three islands that are still part of France. St Pierre, Miguelone and Langlade sit at the entrance to Fortune Bay. The islands are a French Territory. As you … Continue reading

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A Ball of String

Divisadero Michael Ondaatje Vintage House International, 2007               Divisadero is a book about men searching for father-figures.  At first that’s not obvious.  What could possibly connect Lucien Segura, elusive early 20th century French poet and novelist, with Cooper, the … Continue reading

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