About the Author
Harold Horwood, a founder of Newfoundland renaissance in the 1960s, has published twenty-five books of fiction, biography, folklore, travel, and popular science. His career has been nothing short of extraordinary as a huge part of the Confederation campaign, his role as social activist, his early days as a Member of the House of Assembly, and as a leading political journalist. Some of his awards include Best First Novel, Best Scientific Book of the Year, and the Order of Canada. He works have been widely translated and republished in Europe and Asia.