Molasses Bread & Tea

Molasses Bread & Tea

by John Christopher

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Overview

John P Christopher offers a textural account of life and work among the recently resettled Inuit people of Whale Cove, Hudson Bay 1962, where he was studying beluga whale population dynamics. He also gives a carefully balanced tale of life aboard a Norwegian/Canadian seal hunter the MV Theron, as it pursues its grim work among the ice floes off Labrador and Newfoundland.

The following are some of the comments that its release brought from magazine editors and well known authors:

"I enjoyed it and am flattered that you should send it to me for Publication."
Alexander Goldsmith
Editor, Geographical Magazine, (official magazine of the Royal Geographical Society London UK).

And:
"John Christopher reads (and sings) from his arctic memoir Molasses Bread and Tea."
"Ten Great Things To Do In Toronto"
The North Toronto Post Magazine (Toronto On Canada)

I am just back from Peru. Thanks for writing.
In just a few lines from Molasses Bread and Tea you painted a heartbreaking image that obviously still feels vivid for you.Thanks for sharing, though it's a disturbing little window on a wider world of inflicted pain. Carl
Carl Safina. Marine Ecologist and critically acclaimed best- selling author. (Song for the Blue Ocean, Beyond Words and Voyage of the Turtle).

And:
Many thanks for the wonderful stories in Molasses Bread and Tea from your time aboard the M V Theron, which I found most interesting.
Stephen
Stephen Haddelsey. (Shackleton's Dream: Fuchs, Hillary and the Crossing of Antarctica).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412095754
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Publication date: 07/24/2006
Pages: 114
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.27(d)

About the Author

While John Christopher (1922-2012) was born as Sam Youd, he chose to write his science fiction books under multiple pseudonyms. Well known for his young adult book The Guardians, he won numerous awards for his work. He also wrote The Tripods, which is a series of young adult books that imagine a post-apocalyptic world.

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