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Summer Burns

Pollak, Mary Jo

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ISBN 10: 1895837499 / ISBN 13: 9781895837490
Editorial: Insomniac Press, Toronto, ON, Canada, 1999
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa blanda
Librería: Daedalus Books (Portland, OR, Estados Unidos de America)

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Título: Summer Burns

Editorial: Insomniac Press, Toronto, ON, Canada

Año de publicación: 1999

Encuadernación: Softcover

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Edición: First Edition.

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Set in the early 1970s, this novel tracks the life of Joan, a teenage girl in a small beach town in northern Ontario. Evocative of Alice Munro's work in terms of sexuality and place, Mary Jo Pollak's novel provides a taut, trenchant view of a generation of girls and women. The tension between small-town conventions and teenage yearning is played out in a summer resort, where locals and outsiders collide and assemble. Joan and her friends encounter wannabe rock bands, itinerant dudes, trappers, bikers, and lovelorn fishermen throughout a season marked by pain and the pursuit of joy. This is a thoroughly nostalgic, perfectly poignant study in post-revolutionary passion and excess, refined through one young woman's steady, intent gaze. Angel Dust and acid trips; beach parties and pig roasts; drunken gravel runs; sexual misconduct and aching love; shaggin' wagons and a purple palace: Pollak captures what lies just beyond the Summer of Love, where desire burns, wild and unchecked. This is Mary Jo Pollak's first novel.

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