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It is 1950, and nine-year-old Willa's sheltered childhood is about to come to an end when her two new stepbrothers arrive at her family's summer home in British Columbia. When, one afternoon, Patrick lures Willa into a dilapidated rowboat, Willa embarks upon an increasingly damaging relationship with Patrick, one that will forever reconfigure her understanding of herself and her place in a menacing, male-dominated world. When Willa finally realizes the danger of her relationship with Patrick, she desperately tries to reverse their dynamic, with devastating results.
Publisher: Toronto : Hamish Hamilton Canada, ©2017.
ISBN: 9780670068272
Characteristics: 230 pages ;,22 cm.


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It is 1950, and nine-year-old Willa’s childhood is about to end when her two new stepbrothers arrive at her family’s summer home. Willa finds herself alone in the off-kilter company of the younger, Patrick. When Patrick lures Willa into a dilapidated rowboat, they embark upon an increasingly dama... Read More »

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Oct 18, 2017

Seemed to be about small teenage happenings but nothing worth writing about
except an act of stupidity at the end. Only finished it as I had already put in the time thinking it would have to have some substance soon.

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