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The danger tree

memory, war, and the search for a family"s past

by David Macfarlane

  • 396 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Walker & Company in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Subjects:
    • Goodyear family,
    • Macfarlane, David, 1952- -- Family,
    • Pioneers -- Newfoundland and Labrador -- Biography,
    • Newfoundland and Labrador -- Biography,
    • Newfoundland and Labrador -- Genealogy,
    • Newfoundland and Labrador -- Social life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: Toronto : Macfarlane Walter & Ross, c1991.

      StatementDavid Macfarlane.
      GenreBiography., Genealogy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT309.G66 M34 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3944034M
      ISBN 100802776167
      LC Control Number2001026083
      OCLC/WorldCa46640856

        The Manchineel tree is the most dangerous tree in the whole world. This deadly tree is a part of the species Hippomane mancinella and is a flowering plant. The name of the tree has Spanish origins and comes from the word manzanilla, which means “little apple”. Danger Tree Service, North Shuswap, BC. 30 likes. Servicing the North Shuswap since

        The Danger Tree was Macfarlane’s first book and it won the Canadian Author’s Association award for non-fiction, while also becoming a best-seller in this country, the U.K. and the U.S. It was re-released under its new title, presumably to separate it from the award-winning Broadway musical of the same name. Introducing the first Magic Tree House® Super Edition—and Jack and Annie’s most dangerous mission ever! With a longer story and additional facts and photographs, this thrilling, first Super Edition in the Magic Tree House series is an adventure no reader will want to miss! The magic tree house has taken Jack and Annie back in time to England in

      Danger in the Darkest Hour was written by Mary Pope Osborne and illustrated by Sal Murdocca and published by Random House in The book is dedicated to Osborne's father, Colonel William P. Pope, who fought in the Second World War. It is the first Super Edition of the Magic Tree House Series. Plot Jack and Annie use the tree house to arrive. The danger tree: Memory, war, and the search for a family's past by David Macfarlane and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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