Published November 12, 2003 by Mariner Books .
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"A true grit coming-of-age novel" (Seattle Post-Intelligencer), Saints of Big Harbour is a funny, brutal, and vivid story about small-town life and the inescapable power of gossip. Lynn Coady gives us the unforgettable Guy Boucher, a fatherless teenager and recluse, who finds himself at 4/5(1).
Lynn Coady is an award-winning author, editor, and journalist. Her previous novels include Saints of Big Saints of Big Harbour book, which was a national bestseller and a Globe and Mail Top book, and Mean Boy, a Globe and Mail Top book.
Her popular advice column, Group Therapy, runs weekly in the Globe and Mail. Coady is originally from Cape Breton Island /5(19). The literary mavens of Canada are keeping a close eye on Lynn Coady because her first two works of fiction (Strange Heaven, a novel, and Play the Monster Blind, a story collection) showed such dazzling her second novel, Saints of Big Harbour, Coady returns once again to a Cape Breton setting that is the polar opposite of Alistair MacLeod’s history-drenched Gaelic tribalism.
Guy Boucher lives with his struggling-to-make-ends-meet mother, his older and mostly absent sister, and his all-too-present uncle Isadore in a rural French Canadian community outside the Saints of Big Harbour book of Big Harbour.
Guy’s home life is a disaster. Isadore is an alcoholic bully whose new drinking pal is Guy’s English teacher, an American draft dodger. Saints of big Harbour by Lynn Coady Jonathan Cape £, pp With her first novel Strange Heaven inthe Canadian writer Lynn Coady won a clutch of awards and ecstatic reviews.
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Plot summary. In Saints of Big Harbour, Coady portrays a Saints of Big Harbour book community of Cape Breton Island, found off the coast of Nova book focuses on the perspectives of the main character, Guy Boucher, a fatherless Acadian teenager, and of.
Coady s third book, her first to be published in the United States, portrays a small community in Nova Scotia and the power of gossip and violence within it. In "Saints of Big Harbour," Guy Boucher, a fatherless teenager, finds himself at the center of an ugly rumor involving a girl idealized by her town/5().
Lynn Coady was born and raised on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Saints of Big Harbour is her first book published in the United States. She is also the author of Strange Heaven, a novel short-listed for the Governor General's Award and the Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award in Canada, and Play the Monster Blind, a collection of received the Canadian Authors Association Air.
Saints of Big Harbour shows Guy's story from shifting points of view, from Guy to bookish Pam to the schoolteacher Alison. The narrative is populated by a host of lively characters, such as second cousin Ronald, who regularly delivers "fresh deersteak and a two-litre pop bottle filled with holy water" to Pam's house.4/5(1).
"A true grit coming-of-age novel" (Seattle Post-Intelligencer), Saints of Big Harbour is a funny, brutal, and vivid story about small-town life and the inescapable power of gossip. Lynn Coady gives us the unforgettable Guy Boucher, a fatherless teenager and recluse, who finds himself at 3/5(1).
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Coady's third book, her first to be published in the United States, portrays a small community in Nova Scotia and the power of gossip and violence within it. In "Saints of Big Harbour," Guy Boucher, a fatherless teenager, finds himself at the center of an ugly rumor involving a girl idealized by her town/5(1).
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