A Watch in the Night

A Watch in the Night

The Story of Pomquet Island's Last Lightkeeping Family

Book - 2007
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A Watch in the Night chronicles the struggles of one Nova Scotia family to survive on a tiny windswept island without running water, electricity, or reliable communication with the mainland. For thirty-six years, George and Ruth Millar tended the Pomquet Island light, raised generations of livestock, brought up their six children, and lived through violent storms and other weather disasters. A Watch in the Night is not a dry account of lightkeeping life, but rather a tale in which faith, ingenuity, and tenderness triumph over adversity.
Publisher: Halifax, N.S. : Nimbus, [2007]
Copyright Date: ©2007
ISBN: 9781551096117
Branch Call Number: 971.614 EDG
Characteristics: viii, 196 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm


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