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The heaviness of things that float

Author: Jennifer Manuel; Barbara Berson
Publisher: Madeira Park, BC : Douglas & McIntyre, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jennifer Manuel skilfully depicts the lonely world of Bernadette, a woman who has spent the last forty years living alone on the periphery of a remote West Coast First Nations reserve, serving as a nurse for the community. Only weeks from retirement, Bernadette finds herself unsettled, with no immediate family of her own. And then a shocking announcement crackles over the VHF radio of the remote medical outpost:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Manuel, Jennifer.
Heaviness of things that float.
(CaOONL)20169014215
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Manuel; Barbara Berson
ISBN: 9781771620871 1771620870
OCLC Number: 944379780
Description: 292 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Jennifer Manuel ; editing by Barbara Berson.

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"Jennifer Manuel skilfully depicts the lonely world of Bernadette, a woman who has spent the last forty years living alone on the periphery of a remote West Coast First Nations reserve, serving as a nurse for the community. Only weeks from retirement, Bernadette finds herself unsettled, with no immediate family of her own. And then a shocking announcement crackles over the VHF radio of the remote medical outpost: Chase Charlie, the young man that Bernadette loves like a son, is missing."--

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