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Jack Fitzgerald's Notebook
Published in 1988 by Creative Book Publishers
170 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches
There have been five printings of this popular recounting of
unusual and offbeat Newfoundland stories. The first in a
series of four books, Jack Fitzgerald's Notebook grew out
of a daily five minute radio program of the same name. It
contains intriguing short stories of villians, treasures, ghosts,
distinguished Newfoundlanders, heroes and adventures.
About the Author
Jack Fitzgerald was born and educated in St. John's,
Newfoundland. During his career he has been a journalist, a
feature writer and political columnist with the St. John's
Daily News; a reporter and public affairs writer with CJON
and VOCM News Services; editor of the Newfoundland
Herald and the Newfoundland Chronicle. During the last
years of the Smallwood administration he was assistant
director of Public Relations with the Government of
Newfoundland and Labrador. He has also worked as
Assistance Officer with the Department of Social Services.
Jack Fitzgerald also hosted a regular radio program
featuring off-beat Newfoundland stories on radio
As well as writing about unusual happenings relating to
Newfoundland and Newfoundlanders, Fitzgerald has also
authored a series of Newfoundland crime and punishment
stories as well as Newfoundland historical publications.
With the release of his latest book, The Hangman is Never
Late, he has now had a total of fifteen books published,
making him one of Newfoundland's most prolific writers.