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Initial post: Dec 14, 2012 11:08:30 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 19, 2012 7:21:31 AM PST
Mutz Mum says:
SOLVED! A New Kind of Country by Dorothy Gilman of the Mrs. Pollifax series. Much thanks to Andria over at GoodReads in the group What's The Name of That Book???

Several years ago I read a book by a woman who moved to Nova Scotia (or that area) with her teenage son (maybe 2 kids?), and told her story of how she learned about living in this community which I believe was largely fishermen. I remember one section about living through her first big storm, how neighbors just showed up to help; how the salt water wind was very damaging...

I'm going nuts trying to find it. I think the author also wrote fictional books, but this was more of a memoir. She may have moved following a divorce or her husband's death - it was definitely about her being independently responsible for her life and her kid(s) for the first time in a long while.

Any help you can give me is much appreciated....

Posted on Dec 17, 2012 11:01:09 AM PST
Be nice says:
Sounds like interesting book , wish I can help, I would recommend this book - you might like it My Journey From Bosnia To America

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 19, 2012 12:18:55 AM PST
Joie Lake says:
It reminds me of a movie I've seen in the past few years. Do you know if it was made into a movie?

Posted on Dec 19, 2012 7:22:43 AM PST
Mutz Mum says:
Solved thanks to Andria over at GoodReads in the What's The Name Of That Book??? group

A New Kind of Country by Dorothy Gilman of the Mrs. Pollifax series!
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