Wednesday, March 5, 2008

"Livyer" sighting: Lure of the Labrador Wild

Steve was a characteristic livyere, shiftless and ambitionless. He lived a few miles down the inlet with his widowed mother and his younger brothers and sisters. For a week he would work hard and conscientiously to support the family, and then take a month's rest. We had happened upon him in one of his resting periods, but as soon as Hubbard had pinned him down to an agreement he put in an immediate plea for money.

"I'se huntin' grub, sir," he begged. "I has t' hunt grub all th' time, sir. Could 'un spare a dollar t' buy grub, sir?"

Read the full text here.


Rattling Books' unabridged audio edition of Dillon Wallace's Lure of the Labrador Wild is narrated by Jody Richardson.

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