Where the Rocks Say Your Name

Where the Rocks Say Your Name Longlisted for the ReLit Award for Fiction Shortlisted for four Manitoba Book Awards Fiction Book of the Year Most Promising Manitoba Writer and Best First BookBrenda Hasiuk s debut novel

  • Title: Where the Rocks Say Your Name
  • Author: Brenda Hasiuk
  • ISBN: 9781897235119
  • Page: 273
  • Format: Paperback
  • Longlisted for the 2007 ReLit Award for Fiction Shortlisted for four 2007 Manitoba Book Awards Fiction, Book of the Year, Most Promising Manitoba Writer, and Best First BookBrenda Hasiuk s debut novel details eight weeks in the lives of four teens in a hardcore mining town in northern Canada Ally and Toby, life long locals, Rina, a Sarajevo refugee, and Adam, the return Longlisted for the 2007 ReLit Award for Fiction Shortlisted for four 2007 Manitoba Book Awards Fiction, Book of the Year, Most Promising Manitoba Writer, and Best First BookBrenda Hasiuk s debut novel details eight weeks in the lives of four teens in a hardcore mining town in northern Canada Ally and Toby, life long locals, Rina, a Sarajevo refugee, and Adam, the returning urban native warrior, get lost in each others individual and collective mythologies as they find love, friendship, violence, and tragedy in one long, last summer Unflinchingly honest and disturbingly poignant, this story captures the displacement of northerners, the struggle for identity, and the restlessness of teens in isolated communities In a place that makes them feel lonely, they try never to be alone and in lives confounded by rituals and restraints, their search for meaning is illusive.

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    1. This book doesn't seem to be very popular, and its ratings don't indicate a very good reputation either, but I loved it. Distinctly Canadian and a wonderful story of three diverse friends together, it's a great YA novel.

    2. I enjoyed this novel about four young people "attempting" to come of age so to speak. I say attempting because I don't think any of them quite make it. I say enjoyed because although the story dragged a bit in some parts (and I think this was due to the abundance of extended family characters and the author's ambitious attempt to have the reader know them all), I was interested in how the story would play out for these teenagers.The setting is a small, isolated, one-industry town in northern Man [...]

    3. I have to read this for a projectF if anyone reads this they wil never want to read again its soooooooo boring if you read it tell me how long it took u to because everytime i open it i fall asleep. p.s gr 10 english sucks especially with teachers that don't like uTHIS BOOK SUCKSITS BORINGOMFING GAWDOMGWTFBBQ

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