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The afterlife of birds : a novel

Author: Elizabeth Philips; Barbara Scott
Publisher: Calgary, Alberta : Freehand Books, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Henry is perpetually puzzled, a state that's painful, but also comforting - if all he does is pursue his admittedly odd hobby, assembling bird skeletons, then he doesn't have to solve the deeper mysteries around him. He doesn't have to understand his brother, Dan's, obsession with running or relationship with his brilliant girlfriend, Rae. Or the long shadow that their father's early death has cast over them. Or  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Philips, Elizabeth, author.
Afterlife of birds.
(CaOONL)20159036623
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Philips; Barbara Scott
ISBN: 9781554812653 1554812658 9781460405277 1460405277
OCLC Number: 910091489
Notes: "Edited by Barbara Scott"--Title page verso.
Description: 313 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Elizabeth Philips.

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In The Afterlife of Birds, award-winning poet Elizabeth Philips draws together unforgettable characters who subtly, powerfully demonstrate the beauty of ordinary lives and of finding our place in the  Read more...

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"Philips' novel is a gift, her prose flawless, her characters endlessly engaging; the book itself offering us a new voice in fiction, one we should listen to with all our hearts." -- Read more...

 
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