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Connecting the Continents
by Ted Rowe

Connecting the Continents  by Ted Rowe

ISBN: 1-897174-42-x
ISBN 13: 978-1897174-42-5
Format: 6 x 9
# of pages: 250 pages


Price: CDN$19.95

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Book Description
The completion of the Atlantic cable in 1866 made headlines around the world and established the fishing village of Heart's Content, Newfoundland as a hub of international communication for nearly a century. Connecting the Continents tells the story of the struggles and successes of a pioneer cable station whose elite group of operators added a new social class to the community. In the process, they reshaped life in Heart's Content, giving it a flavour unique among the outports of the province.

About the Author
Ted Rowe is a real estate broker, musician, reader, traveler, food and wine enthusiast, and community volunteer who grew up in Heart's Content. He lives in St. John's. This is his first book.


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