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The Survivor

(2011)
(The second book in the Alford Saga series)
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Thomas Manning, branded a deserter from the British Navy, is forced to change his name to James Alford to avoid the death penalty. Determined to forge a new life on the Gaspé Peninsula, he struggles to survive the harsh landscape and win the hand of Catherine Garrett. After working in harsh sub-zero woods, he saves the life of an orphan working in a sawmill, and so gains crucial lumber to build a homestead out of intractable wilderness. But first he must battle murderous brigands to rescue a starving bull calf he hopes will be the first of the oxen he so desperately needs to clear his land. Finally, heroically surviving Canada's worst-ever famine, he faces down implacable bureaucracies to keep the farm he has been fighting to bring under cultivation.A captivating and fast-paced adventure, THE SURVIVOR is Book Two of the Alford Saga, a series chronicling two hundred years of Canadian history, as seen through the eyes of one settler's family.

    

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Paperback Editions

September 2011 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Survivor: Book Two of the Alford Saga
Author(s): Paul Almond
ISBN: 1-55278-967-5 / 978-1-55278-967-4 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Paul Almond
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


June 2013 : Canada Paperback
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Title: SURVIVOR
Author(s): Paul Almond
ISBN: 1-77087-175-6 / 978-1-77087-175-5 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McArthur & Co
Availability: Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

July 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Survivor: Alford Saga, Book 2
Author(s): Paul Almond
Publisher: Iambik Audio Inc.
Availability: Amazon   


July 2012 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Survivor: Alford Saga, Book 2
Author(s): Paul Almond
Publisher: Iambik Audio Inc.
Availability: Amazon CA   


July 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Survivor: Alford Saga, Book 2
Author(s): Paul Almond
Publisher: Iambik Audio Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

June 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Survivor (Alford Saga)
Author(s): Paul Almond
Publisher:
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA