Christ Church Cathedral414 Sparks St.

A Newfoundlander in Canada
with Alan Doyle

Hosted by CBC’s Alan Neal
Sponsored by Thom Fountain of the RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Group
"As Great Big Sea's frontman, Alan Doyle is exuberant, irreverent, hilariously funny and a heart-on-the-sleeve Newfoundlander. As a writer, he's all that and a bag of chips.
— Michael Crummey
Alan Doyle - Photo courtesy of Brian Ricks

Following the fantastic success of his bestselling memoir, Where I Belong, Great Big Sea front man Alan Doyle returns with a hilarious, heartwarming account of leaving Newfoundland and discovering Canada for the first time. Armed with the same personable, candid style found in his first book, Alan turns his perspective outward from Petty Harbour toward mainland Canada, reflecting on what it was like to venture away from the comforts of home and the familiarity of the island.

Heartfelt, funny and always insightful, these stories tap into the complexities of community and Canadianness, forming the portrait of a young man from a tiny fishing village trying to define and hold on to his sense of home while navigating a vast and diverse and wonder-filled country.

Books available for purchase at every event: Proceeds support our free children’s literacy programs.

Special thanks to Thom Fountain, Leader of the Thom Fountain Team at Re/Max Hallmark Realty Group for Sponsoring this event.


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