The First Landfall: Historic Lighthouses of Newfoundland and Labrador

The First Landfall: Historic Lighthouses of Newfoundland and Labrador

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David John Malloy was born in St. John's in 1954 and attended Bonaventure College in his youth. Later, he studied at several secondary schools in Nova Scotia before enrolling at Dalhousie University. In 1976 he received a BSc (Honours in Psychology) and went on to study architecture at the technical University of Nova Scotia, receiving his bachelor of architecture in 1980. He also studied in Copenhagen and traveled extensively throughout Europe. After practicing architecture with several firms in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, he joined the department of Municipal Affairs in St. John's, where he now works with municipalities in developing indoor and outdoor recreational facilities. The story of ten of the province's most historic lighthouses, each chapter highlights one of these magnificent places. Tales of heroic rescues and tragic shipwrecks are laced with descriptions of Newfoundland's coastal flora and fauna. Travel back in time to touch the weathered stone and iron towers, which still encircle Newfoundland's rugged coastline.

ISBN: 1-55081-096-0
Author: David J. Molloy
Publisher: Breakwater

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