HIGHLAND STORYTELLERS is a work of creative nonfiction. The narrative finds its basis in the tragic story of the exodus of the Highland Scots from their homeland in the early 1800s and in their noble efforts to create a better life for themselves and their families in Nova Scotia. In this tale, Lewis and Margaret MacDonald and their little daughter, Mairi, confront their fear of what is happening to their homeland, their anguish about leaving, and their uncertainty about what lies ahead??the hardships of their trip across the Atlantic and the challenge of settling in Nova Scotia. We watch as Mairi grows up in the new settlement and follow the journey of her children and grandchildren, voicing their varying aspirations for a better life in a changing world and struggling to achieve them. This fascinating narrative portrays the power and drama of the experiences of the Highland settlers?their worst setbacks and highest attainments. The characters are authentic, and this deeply moving story of their hopes and dreams, joys and sorrows, captures the soul of the Highland
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|Size: ||3.7 MB|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781460268582 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|