What They Wanted by Donna Morrissey

What They Wanted

byDonna Morrissey

Paperback | September 22, 2009

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In What They Wanted, the second part of the Sylvanus Now Trilogy, award-winning author Donna Morrissey explores both new and familiar terrain: a divided house on the shores of Newfoundland and the equally challenging environment of an Alberta oil rig. After Sylvanus has a heart attack, family tensions rise to the fore. Sylvie must deal with her feelings of estrangement from her mother, Addie. Meanwhile, Chris, a natural artist, frustrates his dreams by going to work on the rig. A novel about guilt, responsibility, tragedy, and the enduring ties of family, this is vintage Donna Morrissey.

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Donna Morrissey is the award-winning author of four adult novels—Kit’s Law, Downhill Chance, Sylvanus Now, which was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, and What They Wanted—as well as the Gemini Award–winning screenplay Clothesline Patch. Morrissey grew up in The Beaches, a small fishing outport in Newfoundland, and now l...
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Title:What They WantedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.23 × 5.25 × 0.93 inPublished:September 22, 2009Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143014277

ISBN - 13:9780143014270

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