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Shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Governor General's Award for Fiction, and the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize. In 1968, into the beautiful, spare environment of remote coastal Labrador, a mysterious child is born: a baby who appears to be neither fully boy nor girl, but both at once. Only three people are privy to the secret - the baby's parents, Jacinta and Treadway, and a trusted neighbor, Thomasina. Together the adults make a difficult decision: to raise the child as a boy named Wayne. But as Wayne grows to adulthood within the hyper - masculine hunting culture of his father, his shadow - self - a girl he thinks of as ''Annabel'' - is never entirely extinguished, and indeed is secretly nurtured by the women in his life. Hauntin, sweeping in scope, and stylistically reminiscent of Jeffrey Eugenides' <i>Middlesex, Annabel</i> is a compelling tale about one person's struggle to discover the truth about their birth and self in a culture that shuns contradiction.
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CA$ 24.99

Book Author
Kathleen Winter
Genre Literary , Fiction
House of Anansi Press
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10 - 15 Days (?)

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