Swimming in the Ocean by Catherine JenkinsSwimming in the Ocean by Catherine Jenkins

Swimming in the Ocean

byCatherine Jenkins

Paperback | April 15, 2002

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Swimming In The Ocean is about tossing secrets into the water to become free from the bonds of silence and unnamed tensions that often hold us back from embracing our sometimes uncomfortable and cumbersome selves. Poet and freelance editor and writer Catherine Jenkins' début novel boldly celebrates the resilience and complexity of human emotion and spirit in sleek and honest poetic prose.
Catherine Jenkins is an existential noir romantic who believes in passion, writes about love and death, and is beginning to see the humour in all of it. Jenkins spent much of her childhood travelling through Europe, eventually settling in Peterborough, Ontario. She holds an M.A. in Methodologies for the Study of Western Culture and His...
Title:Swimming in the OceanFormat:PaperbackPublished:April 15, 2002Publisher:Insomniac PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1894663179

ISBN - 13:9781894663175


From Our Editors

Catherine Jenkin's first daring novel vividly captures the tensions between sexual manipulation, romantic fantasy, abuse and intimacy, and the rewarding drama of self-discovery.

Editorial Reviews

"Jenkins demonstrates a keen descriptive eye."
The Globe and Mail

"The emotional baldness and immediacy of Jenkins' prose is moving . . . there is a voyeuristic page-turning quality."
Quill & Quire