RARE historical monograph on the Jewish communities of Newfoundland and Labrador by the prolific Canadian writer Robin McGrath, author of numerous academic articles and history in `Newfoundland Judaism`. McGrath`s distinctions include the Halbert Chair for Canadian Studies at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem (1996-1997), the Henry Fuerstenberg Award (1999), the Geldert Medal (2004), and the first annual Heritage and History Award (2004). Besides an historical account of the Jewish communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, this book also includes a comprehensive list of Jewish family names (with short biographical accounts of most of their bearers) found in these communities, as well as a bibliography. Contains many b&w plates. 215x140mm. (X)+246 pages. Illustrated Softcover. Cover corners and spine upper edge slightly wrinkled. Dedication (possibly by author) written in pen on title-page.