Open Arms

April 1, 2009|
Open Arms by Marina Endicott
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Bessie Smith Connolly has lived with her Nova Scotia grandparents since she was small. But at seventeen?grieving the death of her steadfast grandfather, smarting from a split with the boy she loves?she escapes to Saskatoon to be with her mother, Isabel. Bittersweet, clear-eyed, and deeply affecting, this marvellous debut novel charts Bessie's course as she makes her way through her exploded family and out into the world.

Marina Endicott's novel Good to a Fault won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best Book Award, Canada and the Caribbean, was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, and one of The Globe and Mail's Top 100 Books of 2008. Her next, The Little Shadows, was shortlisted for the Governor General's award and longlisted for the Giller Prize,...
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Title:Open ArmsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:256 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.62 inShipping dimensions:256 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.62 inPublished:April 1, 2009Publisher:Freehand BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1551119323

ISBN - 13:9781551119328

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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