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Crow

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When Stacey Fortune is diagnosed with three inoperable brain tumours, she abandons the crumbling glamour of her life in Toronto for her mother Effie’s scruffy trailer in rural Cape Breton. Back home, she’s known as Crow, and everybody suspects that her family is cursed. Crow decides to write a memoir that will dig up “the dirt” on her family tree, including the supposed curse. But first, Crow must contend with an eclectic assortment of characters, including her gossipy Aunt Peggy, hedonistic party-pal Char, homebound best friend Allie, and high school flame Willy. She’ll also have to figure out how to live with her mother and how to muddle through the unsettling visual disturbances that are becoming more and more vivid each day. Witty, energetic, and crackling with sharp Cape Breton humour, Crow is a story of big twists, big personalities, big drama, and even bigger heart. Amy Spurway was born and raised on Cape Breton and lives in Dartmouth.

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Publisher: Goose Lane Editions

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  • ISBN: 9781773100258
  • Release date: April 28, 2020

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781773100258
  • File size: 1048 KB
  • Release date: April 28, 2020

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EPUB ebook

subjects

Fiction Literature

Languages

English

When Stacey Fortune is diagnosed with three inoperable brain tumours, she abandons the crumbling glamour of her life in Toronto for her mother Effie’s scruffy trailer in rural Cape Breton. Back home, she’s known as Crow, and everybody suspects that her family is cursed. Crow decides to write a memoir that will dig up “the dirt” on her family tree, including the supposed curse. But first, Crow must contend with an eclectic assortment of characters, including her gossipy Aunt Peggy, hedonistic party-pal Char, homebound best friend Allie, and high school flame Willy. She’ll also have to figure out how to live with her mother and how to muddle through the unsettling visual disturbances that are becoming more and more vivid each day. Witty, energetic, and crackling with sharp Cape Breton humour, Crow is a story of big twists, big personalities, big drama, and even bigger heart. Amy Spurway was born and raised on Cape Breton and lives in Dartmouth.

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