Why Birds Sing: A Novel

October 6, 2020|
Why Birds Sing: A Novel by Nina Berkhout
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A charming, deeply felt novel about human connection and finding music between the notes

When opera singer Dawn Woodward has an onstage flameout, all she wants is to be left alone. She''s soon faced with other complications the day her husband announces her estranged brother-in-law, Tariq, is undergoing cancer treatment and moving in, his temperamental parrot in tow. To make matters worse, though she can''t whistle herself, she has been tasked with teaching arias to an outspoken group of devoted siffleurs who call themselves the Warblers. Eventually, Tariq and his bird join the class, and Dawn forms unexpected friendships with her new companions. But when her marriage shows signs of trouble and Tariq''s health declines, she begins questioning her foundations, including the career that she has worked so hard to build and the true nature of love and song.

Nina Berkhout is the author of two previous novels: The Mosaic, which was nominated for the White Pine Award and the Ottawa Book Awards and named an Indigo Best Teen Book, and The Gallery of Lost Species, an Indigo and Kobo Best Book and a Harper''s Bazaar Hottest Breakout Novel. Berkhout is also the author of five poetry collections, ...
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Title:Why Birds Sing: A NovelFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:248 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:248 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.68 inPublished:October 6, 2020Publisher:ECW PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1770415815

ISBN - 13:9781770415812

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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