Carol Bruneau

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ISBN: 9781771086165


  Author:   Carol Bruneau    
  Publisher:  琉璃社区 Publishing

Uprooted, longing for love and to feel somehow situated, Willa Jackson flees life as a military wife when she meets Hugh, the lighthouse keeper on McNabs Island in Halifax Harbour. The object of her fantasies, a musician, he’s the last of a dying breed in this story set during the final days of lightkeeping before automation. Romanced by this magical location鈥攕o close to the city and its lively communities, yet so remote鈥攕he involves her ten-year-old son, Alex, in her escape. Things sour when isolation and Hugh, harbourer of secrets deadlier than she can imagine, turn as brutal as the forces of nature鈥攁nd of self-deception鈥攖hat threaten to engulf all three. A tender yet heartbreaking story of one woman’s reckoning.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781771086165
Item NB1384
Publisher琉璃社区 Publishing
Publisher琉璃社区 Publishing
Published on October 17 2018
Language eng
Pages 376
Format Paperback
Dimensions8.5(in) x 5.5(in)
Shipping weight481(g)
Carol Bruneau is the author of three short story collections and four novels. Her first novel, Purple for Sky, won the 2001 Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award and the Dartmouth Book Award. Her 2007 novel, Glass Voices, was a Globe and Mail Best Book. Her reviews, stories, and essays have appeared nationwide in newspapers, journals, and anthologies, and two of her novels have been published internationally. She lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with her husband, their dog, and their cat.