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Author: Eliza Robertson
Publisher: Toronto : Hamish Hamilton Canada, 2017.
Series: Alcuin Society award for excellence in Canadian book design, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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It is 1950, and nine-year-old Willa's sheltered childhood is about to come to an end when her two new stepbrothers arrive at her family's summer home in British Columbia. When, one afternoon, Patrick lures Willa into a dilapidated rowboat, Willa embarks upon an increasingly damaging relationship with Patrick, one that will forever reconfigure her understanding of herself and her place in a menacing, male-dominated  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Canadian fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Robertson, Eliza, author.
Demi-gods./
Toronto : Hamish Hamilton Canada, 2017.
(CaOONL)20179004468
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eliza Robertson
ISBN: 9780670068272 0670068276
OCLC Number: 1127775207
Awards: Winner of an Alcuin Society Third Prize, in the category of Prose Fiction, 2017.
Series Title: Alcuin Society award for excellence in Canadian book design, 2017.
Responsibility: Eliza Robertson.

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It is 1950, and nine-year-old Willa's sheltered childhood is about to come to an end when her two new stepbrothers arrive at her family's summer home in British Columbia. When, one afternoon, Patrick lures Willa into a dilapidated rowboat, Willa embarks upon an increasingly damaging relationship with Patrick, one that will forever reconfigure her understanding of herself and her place in a menacing, male-dominated world. When Willa finally realizes the danger of her relationship with Patrick, she desperately tries to reverse their dynamic, with devastating results.

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