Both adventure and romance, this is the story of a young woman's move to Alaska with her fisherman husband, new baby, and first, fancy quilt.
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Author Margaret Doyle moved to Alaska as a young mother in 1975, and lived there for several years. While in Alaska, she wrote for the Kodiak Daily Mirror.
Upon returning to the Pacific Northwest, she raised her three children in a Seattle suburb and wrote "The Fisherman’s Quilt" from her Alaska journal entries. She was also a "Communities" reporter for the Everett Herald.
Other work included shipping and production for the public television programs "Europe through the Back Door" and "America’s Historic Trails;" teaching piano and voice; writing grants for various non-profit organizations; writing and producing a library newsletter; and designing and maintaining a website for a real estate office.
Margaret Doyle moved to Orcas Island in 2001. She is an acitve member of the Orcas Choral Society, the Orcas A Capella Singers, and the Island Friends of the Library.Review:
... a beautifully written, emotionally sensitive book that I highly recommend. Margaret Doyle has created a soulful piece of fine work. -- Judith Orloff, M.D., Author, Positive Energy and Second Sight
Doyle’s book speaks with insight and power about the lives of neglected women...the problems she depicts are universal... -- Shana Loshbaugh, Kenai Peninsula Clarion, Aug. 2004
Though Nora faces her challenges in an Alaskan fishing village, her story will shout out to women everywhere... -- Patricia Monaco, Editor, Napra Review
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