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Help remembering title of a book I had as a child - 1970s
August 25, 2013 7:34 PM   Subscribe

It's driving me crazy - the book was about fishing/fisherman and featured dark linocut illustrations. I think the cover was blue and black. My recollection is that the tone of the book was sad. This was in Canada, early 1970s, if it matters. Help!
posted by SpecialSpaghettiBowl to Grab Bag (6 answers total)
 
Was it The Magic Fish?
posted by southern_sky at 8:01 PM on August 25, 2013


You are my hero!! Thanks southern_sky!
posted by SpecialSpaghettiBowl at 8:03 PM on August 25, 2013


Was it this?
posted by vrakatar at 8:03 PM on August 25, 2013


...on preview, never mind but... Wake of the Great Sealers?

(because David Blackwood came to mind from your description).
posted by bonobothegreat at 8:03 PM on August 25, 2013


You're welcome! Glad I could help. That book kind of disturbed me when I was a child.
posted by southern_sky at 8:09 PM on August 25, 2013 [1 favorite]


Yes, I remembered a sort of vaguely sad/disturbing element about it too...
posted by SpecialSpaghettiBowl at 8:22 PM on August 25, 2013


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