Land Beyond the Sea
by Kevin Major • 272 pages
THIS AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR reimagines the dark night of October 14, 1942, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, when a German U-boat sank the Newfoundland ferry. Of 237 aboard, 136 died, including 49 civilians.
With his combination of facts and fiction, the events of that cold night come alive, from the perspectives of both those aboard the ferry and the U-boat commander.
“Kevin Major is doing for the Caribou tragedy what Cassie Brown did for the Newfoundland [sealing] disaster [in Death on the Ice]—focusing on the individuals involved and, thereby, making the story believably personal for his readers.”—The Packet