The Clay Girl

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Author(s): Heather Tucker
Imprint: Maple Leaf
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (11.82 hours)
Product Number: Z12803
Released: Oct 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781501939822
Narrator/s: Morgan Hallett
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Description

Vincent Appleton smiles at his daughters, raises a gun, and blows off his head. For the Appleton sisters, life had unravelled many times before. This time it explodes. Eight-year-old Hariet, known to all as Ari, is dispatched to Cape Breton and her Aunt Mary, who is purported to eat little girls . . . With Ari on the journey is her steadfast companion, Jasper, an imaginary seahorse. But when they arrive in Pleasant Cove, they instead find refuge with Mary and her partner Nia. As the tumultuous '60s ramp up in Toronto, Ari is torn from her aunts and forced back to her twisted mother and fractured sisters. Her new stepfather Len and his family offer hope, but as Ari grows to adore them, she's severed violently from them too, when her mother moves in with the brutal Dick Irwin. Through the sexual revolution and drug culture of the 1960s, Ari struggles with her father's legacy and her mother's addictions - testing limits with substances that numb and men who show her kindness. She spins through a chaotic decade of loss and love, the devilish and divine, with wit, tenacity, and the astonishing balance unique to seahorses. The Clay Girl is a beautiful tour de force that traces the story of a child, sculpted by kindness, cruelty and the extraordinary power of imagination, and her families - the one she's born in to and the one she creates.

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The Clay Girl
Product Number: BX00053450
Product Number:DA0361
Product Number:Z12803

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CD
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Author(s): Heather Tucker
Narrator(s): Morgan Hallett
Product Number DA0361
Released: Mar 06, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781501939815
eBook
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Author(s): Heather Tucker
Product Number EB00671543
Released: Oct 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: ECW Press
ISBN: #9781770909175

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