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Title:
Where I belong
Author:
Doyle, Alan, 1969- , author.
Publication Information:
Toronto : Doubleday Canada, 2014.
Physical Description:
xvi, 314 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
General Note:
Subtitle on cover: Small town sea.

Subtitle on verso: from small town to a great big sea.
Language:
English
Personal Subject:
Corporate Subject:
ISBN:
9780385680363
Format :
Book

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Kenmore Library ML420.D746 A3 2014 Adult Non-Fiction Biography
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Summary

Summary

Singer-songwriter and front man of the great Canadian band Great Big Sea, Alan Doyle is also a lyrical storyteller and a creative force. In Where I Belong, Alan paints a vivid, raucous and heartwarming portrait of a curious young lad born into the small coastal fishing community of Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, and destined to become a renowned musician who carried the musical tradition of generations before him and brought his signature sound to the world.


Author Notes

ALAN DOYLE is a Canadian musician and actor, best known as a lead singer in the Canadian folk-rock band Great Big Sea. In 2012, Doyle released his first solo album, Boy on Bridge , which made the top twenty on the Canadian Albums chart. Alan lives in St. John's, Newfoundland. Visit him at alandoyle.ca.


Table of Contents

Jann Arden
Forewordp. xi
Author's Notep. xiii
Prologue: Boy on Bridgep. xv
Part 1
Chapter 1 Rough Side Outp. 1
Chapter 2 The Way Things Werep. 23
Chapter 3 Breaking Breadp. 44
Part 2
Chapter 4 Ye Bastarding Doylesp. 82
Chapter 5 Cutting Out Tonguesp. 102
Chapter 6 Selling Tongues and Picking Capelinp. 102
Part 3
Chapter 7 Old Woman's Gulchp. 119
Chapter 8 The Taste of Saltp. 145
Chapter 9 Transubstantiation
Part 4
Chapter 10 The Doyles from Petty Harbourp. 217
Chapter 11 First Attemptp. 246
Chapter 12 Petty Harbour Dogp. 283
Epilogue: Boy on Bridgep. 307
Glossary of Terms (Mostly for Mainlanders)p. 309
Acknowledgementsp. 313
Where I Belong, song lyricsp. 315

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