Sointula

Sointula

eBook - 2004
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At the heart of Sointula is Evelyn, a middle-aged woman who abandons her privileged existence. She throws away the trappings of her civilized life--her antidepressants and her air ticket home, her wallet and most of the clothes off her back--steals a kayak, and embarks on a quest that takes her deep into the wilderness. The goal: to find Tom--her strange, damaged son--in the remote village of Sointula. Equal parts light and dark, compassion and irony, this is Gaston's most mature work.
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : Raincoast Books, c2004
ISBN: 9780143186663
0143186663
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Sueseh
Jan 03, 2015

Incredible detail. If you've ever been loved or haunted by the Pacific West Coast this book has one of the most remarkable senses of place of any novel I have read.

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