Mile 0 of the Trans Canada Highway in St. John's Newfoundland

A misty morning near the summit of Gros Morne

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Reconstruction of 10th Century Viking Settlement at L'Anse aux Meadow

Some excellent reading from and about Newfoundland is available from Click on the title for information on ordering a specific work or click on the logo to do your own search:

Beothuk Saga by Bernard Assiniwi.

This novel by the late Bernard Assiniwi, an anthropologist from Quebec whose father was Cree, provides insight into the life of Newfoundland's Beothuk Indians, the last of whom died in 1839.

River Thieves by Michael Crummey.

This adventure story reveals the social tensions in Newfoundland's settler society and its interaction with the island's aboriginal population.

The Colony of Unrequited Dreams by Wayne Johnstone.

This fictionalized biography of Joey Smallwood who led Newfoundland into Confederation with Canada provides fascinating insights into the history and psychology of both the province and a man.

Random Passage by Bernice Morgan.

This novel, which describes the harsh outport lives of early English settlers in Newfoundland, has been made into a television mini-series broadcast on the C.B.C.

The Shipping News by Annie Proulx.

A more contemporary view of life in a small Newfoundland fishing community is provided by this novel which has also been made into a feature film starring Kevin Spacey.

Movie Recommendation

Rare Birds starring William Hurt.

This feature film provides a humorous and entertaining glimpse at life in Newfoundland.

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