Nevertheless, this is not fiction and the events really happen.
- 244 pages
- ISBN-13 : 978-0060559717
- Publisher : Regan Books
- Language : English
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First and foremost for me: there is no map.
The author goes to great length to describe the geographical region as well as the Gander’s street layout (which is supposed to be shaped like the head of a moose) – yet…no map?
I find this to be unbelievable.
Second, the writing seems more like a collection of articles than a finished book. That’s fine and it didn’t bother me that much but I thought I should mention it.
Third, it would be nice to have appendices with a chart of the flights, departure, landings at Gander International Airport, etc.
Fourth, I would have liked to see more pictures. Again, this does not take away from the book but would have been a nice addition. There are several pictures in the book but they are small and grainy (much like…a newspaper article).
Fifth, where is the tourist info for Newfoundland? Come on guys, capitalize on this book. I’ve been to your area (but not Gander), it is a beautiful, gorgeous part of the world and true to the book – some of the nicest people in the world live there.
However, I still this book high marks because I did thoroughly enjoyed it since it is about the people of Newfoundland and not about the big events happening around them. The only part which took away my personal enjoyment was the first bullet point I mentioned (and yes, I did google the town and found the map but I still can’t “see” the moose head layout).
Zohar – Man of La Book
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