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8 edition of Monkey beach found in the catalog.

Monkey beach

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kitimat Region (B.C.),
  • British Columbia,
  • Rocky Mountains
    • Subjects:
    • Haisla Indians -- Fiction.,
    • Brothers -- Death -- Fiction.,
    • Indian women -- Fiction.,
    • Young women -- Fiction.,
    • Kitimat Region (B.C.) -- Fiction.,
    • British Columbia -- Fiction.,
    • Rocky Mountains -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEden Robinson.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.R5334 M6 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination377 p. ;
      Number of Pages377
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6786145M
      ISBN 100618073272
      LC Control Number00040782


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Monkey beach by Eden Robinson Download PDF EPUB FB2

MONKEY BEACH slips and slides between the past and the presents, tying the disparate parts of heroine Lisamarie's life together in unexpected ways. The nominal driving force of the novel is the disappearance of Lisamarie's older brother, Jimmy.4/5.

Monkey Beach is the most original and entertaining novel I have read in recent memory. It was a suprise that, despite the less ordinary setting of a native community in northern BC, so much of the coming-of-age scenario was evocative of my own.

Unlike my usual life, however, after finishing the book I continue to see giant cedars, mist rising /5(31). In the final part of the book, Lisa, in the present day, is inspired to stop at Monkey Beach on her way to Namu.

There, she begs the spirits to tell her where her brother is, even drawing her blood as an offering. The book ends on an ambiguous note, with Lisa entering in and out of altered states of consciousness, where she meets some of her Author: Eden Robinson.

Monkey Beach is the most original and entertaining novel I have read in recent memory. It was a suprise that, despite the less ordinary setting of a native community in northern BC, so much of the coming-of-age scenario was evocative of my own/5.

Lisamarie is the main protagonist of Monkey Beach and the story unfolds from her perspective. As she goes out on the sea to search for her lost brother, she recalls many memories of her childhood and young adulthood.

Lisamarie has always been a tomboy who loves exploring the beautiful landscape of the British Columbia : Eden Robinson. Monkey Beach () About book: undulating to their own music.”Monkey Beach is that gem of a book that sweeps you off your comfy reading chair and into the embrace of a different place altogether – the salty sea breeze caresses your hair and the greasy scent of oolichans sizzling on the campfire lures you in.

And all the time, those. Monkey Beach is both unusual and memorable The book is a work of a deft talent, all the more remarkable that it is a first work." — Denver Post "Although death hangs like a Pacific mist over these pages, Robinson, herself a Haisla, fills this edifying book with the stuff of the living, from the tiniest details of Haisla life to the /5(5).

Stop at popular destinations such as Maya Bay, Monkey Beach, and Viking Cave, and have free time at Phi Phi Don for lunch, snorkeling, and the beach.

With round-trip transfers from Phuket provided, it’s easy to explore the tropical islands of the Andaman Sea/5(K). Monkey Beach is both unusual and memorable The book is a work of a deft talent, all the more remarkable that it is a first work." — Denver Post "Although death hangs like a Pacific mist over these pages, Robinson, herself a Haisla, fills this edifying book with the stuff of the living, from the tiniest details of Haisla life to the.