Jackfish, The Vanishing Village by Sarah BurnsJackfish, The Vanishing Village by Sarah Burns

Jackfish, The Vanishing Village

bySarah Burns

Paperback | November 15, 2007

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Jackfish, The Vanishing Village tells the story of a woman unravelling from a traumatic past and her yearning for redemption. When her sister dies prematurely, Clemance-Marie Nadeau leaves her family and village behind, boarding a train bound for Sault Ste. Marie, where she falls under the spell of a charming stranger who promises her a life of adventure, and then holds her captive with her guilt and his threats of violence. Years later, when Clemance moves to the United States, she feels like an outsider, but Clemance is also in exile from herself. Discovering she is pregnant at the age of forty-two sets in motion a series of events that awakens a painful memory, long-buried in her embattled body, and so begins the long and sometimes harrowing journey back to her homeland, and to herself.
Sarah Felix Burns grew up in a small village in northern Ontario near Sault Ste. Marie. She has a degree in Women's Studies and History from the University of British Columbia and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Toronto. A social worker, she has worked for several years in the areas of trauma, addictions, domestic viole...
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Title:Jackfish, The Vanishing VillageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:226 pages, 5.5 × 8.25 × 0.5 inPublished:November 15, 2007Publisher:Inanna PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0978223330

ISBN - 13:9780978223335

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