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No Great Mischief

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In 1779. Driven out of his home. Calum McDonald set sail from the Scottish Highlands with his extensive family. After a long. Terrible journey - leaving Scotland a husband and a father he arrives in Canada a widower and a grandfather - Calum settles his family in 'the land of trees' until they become a separate Nova Scotian clan: red-haired and black-eyed. with its own identity. its own history. It is the 1980s by the time our narrator. Alexander McDonald. tells the story of his family: a thrilling and passionate story that intersects with history: with Culloden. where the clans died. and with the 1759 battle at Quebec that was won when General Wolfe sent in the fierce Highlanders because it was 'no great mischief if they fall'. Looking back from a diminished. blighted modern world. Alexander remembers the great stories of history.

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Author(s):
Alistair MacLeod
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0099283921
ISBN-13:
9780099283928
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Vintage

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In 1779. Driven out of his home. Calum McDonald set sail from the Scottish Highlands with his extensive family. After a long. Terrible journey - leaving Scotland a husband and a father he arrives in Canada a widower and a grandfather - Calum settles his family in 'the land of trees' until they become a separate Nova Scotian clan: red-haired and black-eyed. with its own identity. its own history. It is the 1980s by the time our narrator. Alexander McDonald. tells the story of his family: a thrilling and passionate story that intersects with history: with Culloden. where the clans died. and with the 1759 battle at Quebec that was won when General Wolfe sent in the fierce Highlanders because it was 'no great mischief if they fall'. Looking back from a diminished. blighted modern world. Alexander remembers the great stories of history.

Author(s):
Alistair MacLeod
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0099283921
ISBN-13:
9780099283928
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Vintage

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