By Paul Almond

ISBN-10: 1552789675

ISBN-13: 9781552789674

Thomas Manning, branded a deserter from the British military, is pressured to alter his identify to James Alford to prevent the loss of life penalty. made up our minds to forge a brand new existence at the Gaspé Peninsula, he struggles to outlive the cruel panorama and win the hand of Catherine Garrett. After operating in harsh sub-zero woods, he saves the lifetime of an orphan operating in a sawmill, and so earnings the most important lumber to construct a home out of intractable barren region. yet first he needs to conflict murderous brigands to rescue a ravenous bull calf he hopes would be the first of the oxen he so desperately must transparent his land. eventually, heroically surviving Canada’s worst-ever famine, he faces down implacable bureaucracies to maintain the farm he has been scuffling with to carry below cultivation.A appealing and fast moving experience, THE SURVIVOR is booklet of the Alford Saga, a sequence chronicling 2 hundred years of Canadian historical past, as obvious in the course of the eyes of 1 settler’s family.

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