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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

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Prince Rupert Library Wint (Text) 33294001738269 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781770893344 (trade pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780887842368 (hc.)
  • Physical Description: 467 p. ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: Toronto : House of Anansi Press, c2010.

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Summary, etc.:
"In 1968, into the beautiful, spare environment of remote coastal Labrador, a mysterious child is born: a baby who appears to be neither fully boy nor girl, but both at once. Only three people are privy to the secret - the baby's parents, Jacinta and Treadway, and a trusted neighbour, Thomasina. Together the adults make a difficult decision: to raise the child as a boy named Wayne. But as Wayne grows to adulthood with - in the hyper-masculine hunting culture of his father, his shadow-self - a girl he thinks of as "Annabel" - is never entirely extinguished, and indeed is secretly nurtured by the women in his life."--p. [2] of cover.
Awards Note:
Finalist for Scotiabank Giller Prize, Governor General's Literary Award, and Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize.
Canada Reads 2014.
Subject: Gender identity > Fiction.
Transgender > Fiction.
Intersex children > Fiction.
Intersex people > Fiction.
Intersex people > Identity > Fiction.
Newfoundland and Labrador > Fiction.
Genre/Form: Canadian fiction.
Psychological fiction.

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