The Wanton Troopers

The Wanton Troopers

Alden Nowlan

Poetry / Cultural / Canada

In this new edition of Alden Nowlan's poignant first novel, published a boy growing up in a small Nova Scotia mill town is abandoned by the young mother he adores. Family relationships, sexual confusions, and the pains of love are rendered with deep and authentic feeling. This is an essential book for all readers who have admired the work of this major Canadian writer. Alden Nowlan is widely recognized as one of the most brilliant and sensitive voices to emerge in Canadian poetry. Born in Nova Scotia, in 1933, Nowlan moved to Hartland, New Brunswick, when he was nineteen, where he was a reporter, editor, and general facilitator of The Hartland Observer. Literary Fiction, Maritime Fiction, Canadian Author.
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