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Help Me Jacques Cousteau

(1995)
A collection of stories by

 

"Savour the marvel of Adamson's writing."
Ann Patchett


With her multiple-award-winning, bestselling, and critically acclaimed novel The Outlander, Gil Adamson established herself as one of North America's preeminent fiction writers. But ten years before The Outlander Adamson published another book of fiction with a small press, and writers, readers, and critics immediately sat up and took note. With this new updated edition, Adamson's fascinating portrait of a young woman's coming of age is ready for readers once again. Help Me, Jacques Cousteau presents the life and times of Hazel, who is born into an extraordinary family alongside her brother Andrew. Hazel's experiences, at once odd and completely believable, involve a diverse cast of family members who share only one thing: a penchant for eccentric behavior. In portraying a strange, compelling, dysfunctional family, Adamson demonstrates her powerful prose style, uniquely combining a scientist's loving attention to detail, a comic's unerring delivery, and a poet's sublime ear.

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Paperback Editions

January 2011 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Help Me, Jacques Cousteau
Author(s): Gil Adamson
ISBN: 1-4088-1146-4 / 978-1-4088-1146-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 2009 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: Help Me, Jacques Cousteau
Author(s): Gil Adamson
ISBN: 0-88784-799-4 / 978-0-88784-799-8 (Canada edition)
Publisher: House of Anansi Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 1995 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: Help Me Jacques Cousteau
Author(s): Gil Adamson
ISBN: 0-88984-161-6 / 978-0-88984-161-1 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Porcupine's Quill
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

January 2011 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Help Me, Jacques Cousteau
Author(s): Gil Adamson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   

October 2009 : Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Help Me, Jacques Cousteau
Author(s): Gil Adamson
Publisher: House of Anansi Press
Availability: Amazon CA   


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