The Chain Locker

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The Chain Locker

The Chain Locker
Author:
BOB CHAULK
Imprint:
Killick Press
Format:
5.5" x 8.5" paper
ISBN:
1-897174-55-1
ISBN 13:
978-1897174-55-5
# of pages:
220 pages
Published:
©2010
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$ 19.95

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  2. About the Author
  • Overview

    Bob Chaulk's dramatic story begins in 1931 when thirteen-year-old Jackie Gould is a stowaway on the steamer "Viking" bound for the sealing grounds of the North Atlantic. When the ship's supply of blasting powder accidentally explodes, Jackie finds himself drifting on a piece of ice in the dark with an older sailer. The Chain Locker shows us how heroism, loyalty, and friendship play out in this amazing novel based on true stories about brave Newfoundland sealers.

  • About the Author

    Bob Chaulk


    Descended from ten generations of Newfoundland seafarers, Bob Chaulk has spend a lifetime researching the ships and men who struggled to feed their families from what the ocean provided. This is his third book about the ocean off eastern Canada. Bob lives in Halifax with his wife Sandra. They have two adult sons.

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We acknowledge the financial support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund (CBF), and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador through the Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation for our publisihng program.

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