The Best of Wilfred Grenfell
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The Best Of Wilfred Grenfell


The Best of Wilfred Grenfell: Life and death stories from the skilled pen of a legendary doctor of the North


Wilfred Grenfell captured the world's imagination with his vision, drive and achievements, and in the decades since his death, he has become the folk hero to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador.  A missionary doctor to the coastal communities of the province, Grenfell worked tirelessly to improve the lot of the impoverished people he found there.  

The Best of Wilfred Grenfell captures some of the most stirring of Grenfell's many books and articles- including in its entirety his classic Adrift on an Ice Pan, which details his horrifying ordeal at sea.  It is a sampling that provides, in Grenfell's own words, a cross-section of the man's thought, activities, encounters, and stories.