Sweetland Summary
Michael Crummey

Everything you need to understand or teach Sweetland by Michael Crummey.

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Sweetland Summary

Sweetland, by award-winning Canadian author Michael Crummey, was published in 2015. It is the tale of a small North Atlantic island in Newfoundland and an elderly man, both bearing the name of Sweetland. The government has offered a resettlement deal to the community, which is struggling after generations of industry loss and depopulation. It depicts the struggles of the community and Sweetland through this process.

The primary conflict in the first half...

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