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Algoma

(2011)
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A year after watching his brother go through the ice, twelve-year old Ferd refuses to believe Leo is gone. Convinced his brother is still alive, Ferd enters into a campaign of letters to persuade his brother to come home, 'mailing' notes in any pool of water he can find. Soon, sopping notes begin to appear around the house - folded squares of paper in the rain reservoir, kitchen sink, and washing machine. Ferd's mother, Algoma, finds the letters and keeps them to herself in an attempt to hide them from her increasingly distant husband. Gaetan, a bartender who obsessively records the weather, rejects his family's increasingly erratic behaviour and disappears one night leaving behind his weather journal, a newly pregnant wife, and a son consumed with talking to the dead.

 
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Paperback Editions

October 2011 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: Algoma
Author(s): Dani Couture
ISBN: 1-926743-14-8 / 978-1-926743-14-1 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Invisible Publishing
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Kindle Editions

October 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Algoma
Author(s): Dani Couture
Publisher: Invisible Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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