Sylvanus Now

Donna Morrissey (Author)
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Description


Through this story of love, loss, and facing the inevitabilities of life in a floundering community, the sea is a potent presence, modernization ravaging its shores and bringing it to the cusp of cataclysmic change. Ultimately, Sylvanus Now is a story of redemption against all odds "in a world vanished, but brought vividly back to life in Morrissey's caring hands" (Quill and Quire).

Product Details

Price
$21.95
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
April 17, 2006
Pages
326
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.81 X 8.22 inches | 0.63 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393328691
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About the Author

Donna Morrissey (b. 1956) grew up in the isolated western Newfoundland community of The Beaches, where, she says, "There were twelve families and we didn't talk to six of them." She studied at memorial University in St. John's, lived in various other parts of Canada, and makes her home in Halifax. Her first novel, Kit's Law (Penguin, 1999), the source of "Grieving Nan," won the National Booksellers Association Libris Award and garnered international praise.