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Down the Coaltown Road

Down the Coaltown Road

by Sheldon Currie • 256 pages

A COAL TOWN PARISH PRIEST guides his Cape Breton community through tension, hostility, and death, even as he copes with his own temptations of the flesh.
    It’s 1940, and the government is interning Italian-Canadians in prison camps. Tomassio is on their list and he has enemies. His beautiful wife Anna has an unerring ability to get what she wants from the men in her life.
    A new edition of this popular novel of betrayal, forgiveness, and redemption.
    “Exuberantly dramatic.... Exhibits some of [Currie’s] most eloquent, descriptive prose.”—Jim Taylor, Canadian Literature