Help Me, Jacques Cousteau

Help Me, Jacques Cousteau

Book - 2009
Average Rating:
Rate this:
1

With her multiple-award-winning, bestselling, and critically acclaimed novel The Outlander, Gil Adamson established herself as one of our preeminent fiction writers. But ten years before The Outlander, when Adamson published another book of fiction with a small press, readers and critics immediately sat up and took note. Barbara Gowdy called Help Me, Jacques Cousteau "outstanding . . . smart, haunting, utterly original."

Help Me, Jacques Cousteau presents the life and times of Hazel and her brother Andrew, who are born into an extraordinary family who share only one thing: a penchant for eccentric behaviour. 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.

With this updated edition, Adamson's brilliant, fascinating, and funny portrait of a contemporary young woman's coming of age is ready for readers once again.

Publisher: Toronto : Anansi, c2009.
ISBN: 9780887847998
0887847994
Branch Call Number: FICTION Adamson Gil
Characteristics: 197 p. :,port. ;,21 cm.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

e
elanoreden
Aug 20, 2013

Inhaled this fantastic book in a couple of days. Brilliant snapshots of life woven together as a whole. Thank you Gil Adamson

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at My Library

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top