Sage Island

August 11, 2008|
Sage Island by Samantha Warwick
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It's the mid-1920s and New York is shimmering with the hope and vigour of a younger generation in headlong pursuit of greater freedoms and pleasures. Watching from the sidelines, nineteen-year-old Savanna Mason struggles with the gravity of her perceived failures, finding release and security in the water. Savi believes that her swimming has the power to change her world. Just as it seems this notion has been shattered for good, she embarks on a journey to the Wrigley Ocean Marathon-a twenty-two-mile race from Catalina Island to Los Angeles. Inspired by true events, with vivid glimpses of Prohibition, class antagonism and the evolving attitudes of the flapper era, Sage Island is a poignant novel about a young woman diving and surfacing.

Samantha Warwick was born in Montreal and raised in Sutton, Quebec and Vancouver. She received her MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia in 2003. Her work has been broadcast on CBC Radio and has appeared in various literary magazines including Geist, Event, Room and Echolocation. Samantha spent seven years coa...
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Title:Sage IslandFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:233 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.44 inShipping dimensions:233 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.44 inPublished:August 11, 2008Publisher:Brindle & Glass PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1897142331

ISBN - 13:9781897142332

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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