Monkey Beach

January 9, 2001|
Monkey Beach by Eden Robinson
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Monkey Beach creates a vivid contemporary landscape that draws the reader deep into a traditional world, a hidden universe of premonition, pain and power.” --Thomas King

Tragedy strikes a Native community when the Hill family’s handsome seventeen-year-old son, Jimmy, mysteriously vanishes at sea. Left behind to cope during the search-and-rescue effort is his sister, Lisamarie, a wayward teenager with a dark secret. She sets off alone in search of Jimmy through the Douglas Channel and heads for Monkey Beach—a shore famed for its sasquatch sightings. Infused by turns with darkness and humour, Monkey Beach is a spellbinding voyage into the long, cool shadows of B.C.’s Coast Mountains, blending teen culture, Haisla lore, nature spirits and human tenderness into a multi-layered story of loss and redemption.
EDEN ROBINSON is the author of a collection of novellas called Traplines, which won the Winifred Holtby Prize in the UK. Her first novel, Monkey Beach, won the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize and was a finalist for the Giller Prize and the Governor General''s Award for Fiction. It was followed by Blood Sports, and then S...
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Title:Monkey Beach
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:384 pages, 7.99 X 5.12 X 0.77 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 7.99 X 5.12 X 0.77 in
Published:January 9, 2001
Publisher:Knopf Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780676973228

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