What birds can only whisper by Julie BrickmanWhat birds can only whisper by Julie Brickman

What birds can only whisper

byJulie Brickman

Paperback | November 16, 1997

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Kendra Quillan, the leader of a feminist band in Toronto, journeys from imminent career success back into her past to confront her troubled childhood."Bold is too heartless a word for Julie Brickman's stunning first novel: brave. Fresh is too tame for her sizzling style-try spectacular. This novel takes us to the post-trauma depths of the psyche; it's like being in a submarine whose searchlight makes us gasp at never-before-seen crevasses, life-forms, seams of fire-terrible and beautiful."-Sena Jeter Naslund, author of The Animal Way to Love
Julie Brickman PhD, is a psychologist and therapist who has worked in the area of sexual trauma for 17 years. She did the first study of rape and sexual assault in Canada, has coordinated a rape crisis centre, and given talks and workshops in the field. She has published fiction and non-fiction in Fireweed, Kinesis, and the Internation...
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Title:What birds can only whisperFormat:PaperbackDimensions:263 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.65 inPublished:November 16, 1997Publisher:Turnstone Press

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ISBN - 10:0888012144

ISBN - 13:9780888012142

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Kendra Quillen is the leader of Mauve Survivors, a feminist/dyke band in Toronto poised for big time success. Her Ice Maiden mystique and guitar savvy are central to the band's success and her own persona, but her world begins to shatter when she wakes up beside her first lover in a decade and wants to kill him. With one ear turned inward, Kendra leads the Mauve Survivors on tour across Canada and back to her home territory of Michigan's Upper Peninsula where the resulting self-inflicted wounds turn her inward on the last and most painful leg of her journey.