The Second Season of Jonas McPherson

By Lesley Choyce

The Second Season of Jonas McPherson
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Set on the East Coast, and focusing on sixty-nine year old Jonas, this novel reflects the title character’s energy, rage and humour as he looks upon his world, past and present, and is filled with memorable characters, adventures, and a pervading rugged gentleness.

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Set on the East Coast, and focusing on sixty-nine year old Jonas, this novel reflects the title character’s energy, rage and humour as he looks upon his world, past and present, and is filled with memorable characters, adventures, and a pervading rugged gentleness.

This crically-acclaimed novel is an excellent choice for Canadian Studies and courses that investigate themes of maturity and old age.

Lesley Choyce

Lesley Choyce lives at Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia, where he surfs the North Atlantic year round. He is one of Canada's most versatile men of letters, the author of more than 70 books in genres including autobiography, history, poetry, fiction and young adult novels. He has won the Ann Connor Brimer Award, the Dartmouth Book Award and was named the Best Writer of Halifax by readers of The Coast five years in a row. He has been short-listed for many other awards, including The White Pine Award, The Stephen Leacock Medal and the Alberta Book Award. Two of his novels, The Republic of Nothing and Cold Clear Morning are being developed as feature films./p.

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