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BeschreibungClare and Rudy struggle to come to terms with themselves and with powerful connections to people and places they have tried desperately to escape.
PortraitHeather Burt was born in 1965 and grew up in Montreal and Vancouver. She has an MA from the University of Montreal and has travelled extensively in Asia and Europe. She lives in Vancouver, where she teaches creative writing at Langara College and is working on her second novel.
PressestimmenAdam's Peak was a pure joy from beginning to end ... Heather Burt has created a Canadian classic that deserves to be read by those who enjoy a book that not only entertains, but stimulates serious thinking. -- Shelf Life What carries Adam's Peak is its fluency in the ways of human isolation and connection. Among a large and diverse cast, each voice and exchange rings true. -- Jim Bartley, Globe and Mail This is much more than a cross-cultural love story. -- Lesley Hughes, Winnipeg Free Press Heather Burt's first novel is an unequivocal success ... Oddly moving because it is a strangely spectacular ordinariness that tips over into the transcendental here. -- Andrew Bartlett -- Canadian Literature 196
Untertitel: A Novel. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Dundurn Group Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2006
Seitenanzahl: 340 Seiten