Dark Clouds of the Morning

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Jennie Grayson found it almost impossible to live up to her mother Helen's expectations. As a result, they were frequently in conflict. A telegram summoned Jennie to nurse a terminally ill great-aunt in the town of Truro, sixty miles away from her home city of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The night before her departure, Jennie and Helen had an intense disagreement over Jennie's c Jennie Grayson found it almost impossible to live up to her mother Helen's expectations.

The night before her departure, Jennie and Helen had an intense disagreement over Jennie's choice of whom she would marry.

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In a fit of anger, Jennie said unkind things to her mother. Could she ever be forgiven? On December 6, , as she was no longer needed in Truro, Jennie made plans to return to Halifax. Then came shocking news that completely turned her world upside down. Two ships had collided near the waterfront of Halifax Harbour, one of which was carrying tons of munitions. On impact, a giant explosion occurred, which was the world's worst disaster at that time, killing and injuring thousands.

Can Jennie and her extended family rise up from the tragedy and trauma to ultimately triumph? Paperback , pages. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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Burrill and it is wonderful! Following the lives of fictional characters Jenny Grayson and her family and friends, the author explores the Halifax explosion of This novel gets your attention right away. I found it very interesting as I have pictures from that era preserved by my great-grandfather who was there during the explosion. Burrill has managed to capture the devastating scenes and the horror of that day thro Dark Clouds of the Morning is the debut novel from Canadian author Janet C.

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Burrill has managed to capture the devastating scenes and the horror of that day through the eyes of Christian characters that make the novel come alive. The novel is well researched.

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I learned things I never knew before, like the friendship between Boston and Halifax that was established when the Americans sent teams of doctors and nurses to help after the explosion. To this day, Boston receives a huge Christmas tree from Halifax that is displayed in their city centre , as a token of their thanks and to remember what Americans did for Canadians on that fateful day. The only problem I have with the book is the obvious lack of editing it received. This surprised me, since the author acknowledges the editor and gives him credit for a job well done.

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As a result, they were frequently in conflict. A telegram summoned Jennie to nurse a terminally ill great-aunt in the town of Truro, sixty miles away from her home city of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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The night before her departure, Jennie and Helen had an intense disagreement over Jennie's choice of whom she would marry. In a fit of anger, Jennie said unkind things to her mother. Could she ever be forgiven?

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On December 6, , as she was no longer needed in Truro, Jennie made plans to return to Halifax. Then came shocking news that completely turned her world upside down. Two ships had collided near the waterfront of Halifax Harbour, one of which was carrying tons of munitions. On impact, a giant explosion occurred, which was the world's worst disaster at that time, killing and injuring thousands. Can Jennie and her extended family rise up from the tragedy and trauma to ultimately triumph?

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