The Shore Girl

September 15, 2012|
The Shore Girl by Fran Kimmel
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Rebee Shore''s life is fragmented. She''s forever on the move, ricocheting around Alberta, guided less than capably by her dysfunctional mother Elizabeth.

The Shore Girl follows Rebee from her toddler to her teen years as she grapples with her mother''s fears and addictions, and her own desire for a normal life. Through a series of narrators--family, friends, teachers, strangers, and Rebee herself--her family''s dark past, and the core of her mother''s despair, are slowly revealed.

The Shore Girl is a mosaic of Rebee: of her origins, of her past and present; from darkness and grief, to understanding and hope for a brighter future.

Fran Kimmel was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. After graduating from the University of Calgary with a degree in Sociology, she worked an eclectic mix of jobs including youth worker, career counsellor, proposal writer, and a ten-year stint as a VP for a career consulting firm. Fran''s stories have appeared in literary journals acr...
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Title:The Shore Girl
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:224 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.68 in
Published:September 15, 2012
Publisher:Newest Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781927063170

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