Far from Shore by Kevin Major

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Follows the lives of a Newfoundland family for several months as they deal with the father's drinking and unemployment, the son's poor choice of friends and subsequent problems, and general familial deterioration.

About Kevin Major

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Kevin Major was born in Stephenville, Newfoundland. He graduated from Memorial University, B.Sc., in 1973 and taught school in several Newfoundland communities. In 1978 he published his first novel, Hold Fast, and his life changed permanently. Over the years other novels followed, no two alike, yet most holding in some way to his Newfoundland roots.
Published May 1, 1980 by I E Clark. 229 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction

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Set in Newfoundland like last year's Hold Fast, this weaker novel also deals with a basically likable but undisciplined kid in trouble.

Oct 07 1981 | Read Full Review of Far from Shore

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