Watch How We Walk

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Product Number: DA0312
Released: Oct 02, 2014
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ISBN: #9781470391379
Narrator/s: Morgan Hallett
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Alternating between a woman' s childhood in a small town and as an adult in the city, this novel traces a Jehovah Witness family' s splintering belief system, their isolation, and the erosion of their relationships. As Emily becomes closer to her closeted Uncle Tyler, she begins to challenge her upbringing. Her questions about the Jehovah' s Witnesses' insular lifestyle, rigid codes of conduct, and tenets of their faith haunt her older sister Lenora too. When Lenora disappears, everything changes and Emily becomes obsessed with taking on her sister' s identity, believing that Lenora is controlling her actions. Ultimately, Emily finds release through self-mutilation. The narrative offers a haunting, cutting exploration of the Jehovah' s Witness practice and practical impact of " disfellowshipping," proselytization, and cultural abstinence, as well as their attitude toward the " worldlings" outside of their faith. Sparse, vivid, menacingly suspenseful, and darkly humorous, Watch How We Walk simultaneously engages on emotional, visceral, and intellectual levels.

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Author(s): Jennifer Lovegrove
Awards:2014-Fiction-Longlist-Scotiabank Giller Prize
Imprint: Maple Leaf

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Watch How We Walk
Product Number: BX00027878
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eAudio
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Author(s): Jennifer Lovegrove
Narrator(s): Morgan Hallett
Product Number Z07403
Released: Oct 01, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781470391386
eBook
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Author(s): Jennifer Lovegrove
Product Number EB00075566
Released: Oct 01, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: ECW Press
ISBN: #9781770904699

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