Book Finder
    
 
> Literature & Fiction > Authors A-Z > Coady Lynn
 

Saints of Big Harbour: A Novel
Lynn Coady
0618119760
November 2002
Hardcover
·
 
From Publishers Weekly
Canadian novelist Coady makes her American debut with this touching and funny story of a teenage boy who becomes the victim of the rumor mill in his small rural Nova Scotia community in the early 1980s. Guy Boucher lives with his overworked mother, his reclusive goth sister and his loud, opinionated, boorishly conservative and usually drunk Uncle Isadore. The likable Guy is socially awkward but perceptive and intelligent, with a sharp wit that usually deserts him when he opens his mouth. Guy becomes enamoured of pretty, popular Corinne Fortune, a pampered girl from nearby Big Harbour who rejects him. Caught in a web of lies she's already spun about an imaginary boyfriend, and motivated by a teenager's taste for melodrama, Corinne tells a friend that Guy has treated her brutally. In the way of small communities,...


Saints of Big Harbour: A Novel
Lynn Coady
0618380450
November 2003
Paperback
·
 
From Publishers Weekly
Canadian novelist Coady makes her American debut with this touching and funny story of a teenage boy who becomes the victim of the rumor mill in his small rural Nova Scotia community in the early 1980s. Guy Boucher lives with his overworked mother, his reclusive goth sister and his loud, opinionated, boorishly conservative and usually drunk Uncle Isadore. The likable Guy is socially awkward but perceptive and intelligent, with a sharp wit that usually deserts him when he opens his mouth. Guy becomes enamoured of pretty, popular Corinne Fortune, a pampered girl from nearby Big Harbour who rejects him. Caught in a web of lies she's already spun about an imaginary boyfriend, and motivated by a teenager's taste for melodrama, Corinne tells a friend that Guy has treated her brutally. In the way of small communities,...


Strange Heaven
Lynn Coady
0864923201
October 2000
Paperback
·
 
- The Globe and Mail
"Both hilarious and heart-breaking, and one of the most astonishing fictional debuts I have read . . . authentic and unforgettable."

- The National Post
"Unforgettable . . . her work is among the most noteworthy in the country."

See all Editorial Reviews


The Simon & Schuster Short Prose Reader
Robert W. Funk
0130974102
January 1903
Textbook Paperback
·
 
The publisher, Prentice-Hall Humanities/Social Science
The text is firmly process-oriented and based on interactive instruction. Short, appealing essays provide models for writing as well as sparking invention ideas. "Step-by-Step" writing assignments based on each reading guide students in composing successful papers. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

From the Back Cover
Firmly process-oriented and based on interactive instruction, The Simon and Schuster Short Prose Reader, Third Edition, continues to combine high-interest reading material with creative, principled pedagogy. Short, appealing essays provide ideas for writing, suggest ways to approach a topic, and illustrate methods for organizing and presenting information. Each reading is...

  ©BookFinder USA LLC.
  All rights reserved.