Catalogue

Record Details

Catalogue Search



Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Glenwood and Souris Regional Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Glenwood and Souris Regional Library F Williams 2019 (Text) 367640000145308 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735274068 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 448 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Vintage Canada, 2019.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Felicia and Edgar meet as their mothers are dying. Felicia, a teen from an island nation, and Edgar, the lazy heir of a wealthy German family, come together only because their mothers share a hospital room. While Felicia and Edgar don't quite understand each other, and Felicia recognizes that Edgar is selfish, arrogant, and often unkind, they form a bond built on grief (and proximity) that results in the birth of a son. This is a profoundly insightful exploration of the bizarre ways people become bonded that insists that family isn't a matter of blood.
Awards Note:
Shortlisted for the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize
Subject: Families > Fiction.
Grief > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.

Additional Resources