Jim Wellman

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Forces of nature


In the Atlantic Provinces, we’re acutely aware of the natural world that surrounds us. Our East Coast weather and wilderness can be beautiful, enigmatic, infuriating, and sometimes downright terrifying, so it’s no small wonder that it figures heavily in our region’s books. Here’s a sampling of recent local books with a focus on Mother Nature. Sea glass artist Teri Hall shares her passion for the beautiful…

Jim Wellman signs copies of The Deadly Sea at Costco St. John’s


Jim Wellman will be signing copies of The Deadly Sea: Life and Death on the Atlantic on Saturday, August 22, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Costco (28 Stavanger Drive, St. John’s, NL). The Deadly Sea contains twenty-five stories about men and women who work in the Atlantic Canadian fishing industry. Some of the stories, such as “The Fish Ladies,” are biographies of individuals who make…