Leaving Tomorrow

Leaving Tomorrow

A Novel

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In the small Alberta town of Tomorrow, young Arthur yearns for a larger life. His father prefers the love of horses and good books, while his mother is guided by practicality and her faith. Bev, his rough-edged brother, chooses action over thinking. Among them is the solitary Arthur-intelligent, curious, garrulous, romantic and at odds with his surroundings and his religion.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781443411387
Branch Call Number: FIC
Characteristics: 275 pages ; 23 cm


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Like so many Canadian novels, Bergen’s latest begins in a small, rural town. In Tomorow , Alberta brothers Bev and Arthur grow apart. Their love of the land and the faith in which they were raised lose interest as they mature. Bev leaves to fight in Vietnam and returns an emotionally changed man.... Read More »

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May 26, 2015

Could not sustain enough enthusiasm to finish the book. Key character was interesting at the beginning , but as he grew older, he grew more and more tiresome and affected.
Not enough meat on the story bones. Disappointing.

Apr 25, 2015

Oi. Tried to like this book. Really did. But the sameness of all Canadian books got to me and I ended up finishing this book wanted my time back. Full review here: http://671books.net/fiction/leaving-tomorrow/

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