Author:Kane, Alice (edited by Edith Fowke)


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Songs and Sayings of an Ulster Childhood (signed)

By: Kane, Alice (edited by Edith Fowke)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart (M&S): 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and signed by Kane, on half-title

Seller ID: 018182

ISBN: 0-7710-3210-2

Condition: Very Good

The author provides a wealth of folklore, including songs, sayings and verse from her childhood in Northern Ireland. Kane's inscription reads, "To Mary Barker/Greetings!/Alice Kane/7/12/84." A another, non-authorial, gift inscription reads, "for Mary Barker,/in kind appreciation for/including me in the planning/and activities of the visit/of the first Canadian astronaut/ to Fredericton, Nov. 30, 1984/sincerely/Gary Whiteford/UNB" (Whiteford was a geology professor at the University of New Brunswick, and was well-known as a world traveller and huge baseball fan -- he died in 2... View more info