NCL 25 – Where Nests the Water Hen by Gabrielle Roy


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Where Nests the Water Hen by Gabrielle Roy (New Canadian Library N25) front coverSeries One

From the Back Cover:

The story of Where Nests the Water Hen [by Gabrielle Roy] is as simple as the lives of the people in it–and as unforgettable. Set in the remote wilderness of northern Manitoba, this sunny, tender idyll of modern frontier life captures, as few books ever have, the spirit and surroundings of the pioneers–not the adventurers and trailblazers who make the headlines, but the humble folk who follow after and remain, to live out their lives in obscurity to keep these trails open.


Where Nests the Water Hen by Gabrielle Roy (New Canadian Library N25)Series Two

From the Back Cover:

The story of Where Nests the Water Hen [by Gabrielle Roy] is as simple as the lives of the people in it–and as unforgettable. Set in the remote wilderness of northern Manitoba, this sunny, tender idyll of daily frontier life captures, as few books ever have, the spirit and surroundings of the pioneers–not the adventurers and trailblazers who make the headlines, but the humble folk who follow after and remain, living out their lives in obscurity to keep these trails open.


Where Nests the Water Hen by Gabrielle Roy (New Canadian Library N25)Series Three

From the Back Cover:

Gabrielle Roy brings great observation and sympathy to this tale of a sparsely populated and somehow innocent frontier.

The story of Where Nests the Water Hen [by Gabrielle Roy] is as simple as the lives of the people in it–and as unforgettable. Set in the remote wilderness of northern Manitoba, this sunny, tender idyll of daily frontier life captures, as few books ever have, the spirit and surroundings of the pioneers–not the adventurers and trailblazers who make the headlines, but the humble folk who follow after and remain, living out their lives in obscurity to keep these trails open.


Where Nests the Water Hen by Gabrielle Roy (New Canadian Library) front coverSeries Four

From the Back Cover:

The story of WHERE NESTS THE WATER HEN is as simple as the lives of the people in it–and as unforgettable. Set in the remote wilderness of northern Manitoba, this sunny, tender idyll of daily frontier life captures, as few books ever have, the spirit and surroundings of the pioneers–not the adventurers and trailblazers who make the headlines, but the humble folk who follow after and remain, living out their lives in obscurity to keep these trails open.

WHERE NESTS THE WATER HEN, Gabrielle Roy’s second novel, is a sensitive and sympathetic tale that captures both the innocence and the vitality of a sparsely populated frontier.


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