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'I am foreborn of spud runts who fled the famines of Ireland in the 1830s, not a man or woman among them more than five foot two, leaving behind a life of beggarment and setting sail for what since Malory were called the Happy Isles...' So begins "Baltimore's Mansion", Wayne Johnston's story of his grandfather Charlie, his father Arthur and of the small community of Ferryland on Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula, founded as a Catholic community by Lord Baltimore in the 1620s. Charlie, a fisherman and blacksmith, is an ardent ...

Baltimore's Mansion 2000, Doubleday Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385500319

American edition


Baltimore's Mansion 2000, Anchor Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781862301009