Street angel
12,99 $

Street angel

MAGIE DOMINIC


Street angel

MAGIE DOMINIC

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Résumé

Magie Dominic’s first memoir, The Queen of Peace Room, was shortlisted for the Canadian Women’s Studies Award, ForeWord magazine’s Book of the Year Award, and the Judy Grahn Award. Told over an eight-day period, the book captured a lifetime of turbulent memories, documenting with skill Dominic’s experiences of violence, incest, and rape. But her story wasn’t finished.

Street Angel opens to the voice of an eleven-year-old Dominic. She’s growing up in Newfoundland. Her mother suffers from terrifying nighttime hallucinations. Her father’s business is about to collapse. She layers the world she hears on radio and television onto her family, speaking in paratactic prose with a point-blank delivery. She finds relief only in the glamour of Hollywood films and the majesty of Newfoundland’s wilderness.

Revealing her life through flashbacks, humour, and her signature self-confidence, Dominic takes readers from 1950s Newfoundland to 1960s Pittsburgh, 1970s New York, and the end of the millennium in Toronto. Capturing the long days of childhood, this book questions how important those days are in shaping who we become as we age and time seems to speed up. With quick brush-stroke chapters Dominic chronicles sixty years of a complex, secretive family in this story about violence, adolescence, families, and forgiveness.


Détails
Titre
Street angel
Auteur
Prix
12,99 $
Sujet
Format Poche
Non
Langue
Français/French
Nombre de pages
150
Date de publication
2014-07-27
ISBN
9781771120289
Code Interne
2387422
Numéro de produit
2387422
Format numérique
epub
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Signature digitale (watermarking)
Entrepôt Numérique
DEMARQUE
Taille du fichier
0.63 Moctets

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