Critical Injuries by Joan BarfootCritical Injuries by Joan Barfoot

Critical Injuries

byJoan Barfoot

Paperback | August 15, 2006

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At 49, Isla is reveling in second chances. Her first marriage ended horribly, but she has finally found happiness in her second husband, Lyle.

Meanwhile, 17-year-old Roddy, a faltering student and occasional shoplifter, devises a plan to escape the confines of small-town life.

Their worlds collide one hot August afternoon when a fake robbery goes horribly wrong, leaving each to reconstruct their lives on new and unexpected foundations.

Joan Barfoot is an award-winning novelist whose work has been compared internationally with that of Anne Tyler, Carol Shields, Margaret Drabble and Margaret Atwood. Her novels include Luck in 2005, nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, as well as Abra, which won the Books in Canada first novels award, Dancing in the Dark, which be...
Title:Critical InjuriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:344 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1.1 inPublished:August 15, 2006Publisher:Key Porter BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:088619430X

ISBN - 13:9780886194307

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVED IT!!! WOW, what a great book! I fell in love with Joan Barfoot after reading Exit Lines, but this book was just simply amazing. I definitly suggest this book to anyone. You feel sadness, com-pasion, anger, and relief as you read on and on! Fantastic!
Date published: 2009-08-12