Pages of My Life
Maggie Nora Liza Mhór
Paul MacNeil grew up in central Cape Breton neighbored in Gaelic culture, characters, and tradition. As a musician, he has recorded two albums of Cape Breton-style pipe music and has shared the stage and studio with many of the Island’s most famous performers. He has been composing music, poetry, and songs most of his life and has now completed his debut novel. One of his songs, “The Forest,” was the inspiration for Maggie Nora Liza Mhór.
Paul and his wife Tracey have five daughters who live in Mabou Harbour, a small community on the west coast of Cape Breton Island. Music and Gaelic culture are rooted in their home transcending towards the next generation. Fifteen original tunes and songs are contained in this novel to guise as a soundtrack to the tale.