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Our homesick songs : a novel / Emma Hooper.

Hooper, Emma, (author.).

Available copies

  • 14 of 23 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Castlegar Public Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 23 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Castlegar Public Library FIC HOO (Text) 35146002079408 Fiction Volume hold Checked out 12/11/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735232716
  • Physical Description: 319 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Hamish Hamilton, 2018.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"Newfoundland, Canada, 1992. When all the fish vanish from the waters and the cod industry abruptly collapses, it's not long before the people begin to disappear from the town of Big Running as well. As residents are forced to leave the island in search of work, 10-year-old Finn Connor suddenly finds himself living in a ghost town. There's no school, no friends and whole rows of houses stand abandoned. Then Finn's parents announce that they too must separate if their family is to survive. But Finn still has his sister, Cora, with whom he counts the dwindling boats on the coast at night, and Mrs Callaghan, who teaches him the strange and ancient melodies of their native Ireland. That is until his sister disappears and Finn must find a way of calling home the family and the life he has lost."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Fisheries > Newfoundland and Labrador > Fiction.
Atlantic cod > Newfoundland and Labrador > Fiction.
Ghost towns > Fiction.
Missing children > Fiction.
Newfoundland and Labrador > Fiction.
Newfoundland and Labrador > Social conditions > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Canadian fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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