We Keep A Light

Evelyn Richardson

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ISBN: 9781551095295

We Keep A Light

  Author:   Evelyn Richardson    

In We Keep A Light, Evelyn M. Richardson describes how she and her husband bought tiny Bon Portage Island and built a happy life there for themselves and their three children. On an isolated lighthouse station off the southern tip of Nova Scotia, the Richardsons shared the responsibilities and pleasures of island living, from carrying water and collecting firewood to making preserves and studying at home. The close-knit family didn’t mind their isolation, and found delight in the variety and beauty of island life.

We Keep A Light is much more than a memoir. It is an exquisitely written, engrossing record of family life set against a glowing lighthouse, the enduring shores of Nova Scotia, and the ever-changing sea.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781551095295
Item NB0654
Published on May 1 2005
Language eng
Pages 222
Format Paperback
Dimensions8.5(in) x 5.5(in)
Shipping weight375(g)
Evelyn Richardson was a teacher and writer who spent much of her life on Bon Portage Island in southwestern Nova Scotia where she wrote her critically acclaimed works including We Keep A Light and Desired Haven.