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On the shores of darkness, there is light / Cordelia Strube.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola FIC STRUBE (Text) 33118000175012 Adult: General Fiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch FICTION STRU (Text) 39391006740490 Fiction Available -
Winchester Comm. PL - Winchester FIC STR (Text) 76682000140961 Adult Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781770412965 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1770412964 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 365 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : ECW Press, [2016]

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Eleven-year-old Harriet's mixed-media art is a source of wonder to her younger brother Irwin, but an unmitigated horror to the adults in her life. She plans to run away to Algonquin Park, and to fund her escape she runs errands for the seniors that live in the same apartment complex as her family. Determined, resourceful, and a little reckless, Harriet tries to navigate the clueless adults around her, searches for fuel for her art, and attempts to fathom her complicated feelings for Irwin, who suffers from hydrocephalus. Harriet is Irwin's compass, but he himself must untangle the web of the human heart.
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700 Lexile.
Subject: Girls > Fiction.
Artists > Fiction.
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Cordelia Strube is an accomplished playwright and the author of nine critically acclaimed novels, including Alex & Zee, Teaching Pigs to Sing, and Lemon. Winner of the CBC literary competition and a Toronto Arts Foundation Award, she has been nominated for the Governor General’s Award, the Trillium Book Award, the WH Smith/Books in Canada First Novel Award, and the Prix Italia, and longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Strube is a two-time finalist for ACTRA’s Nellie Award celebrating excellence in Canadian broadcasting and a three-time nominee for the ReLit Award. She lives in Toronto.


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