There is no previous owner's name. The back cover blurb says this is a sequel to Random Passage, which was a Canadian bestseller. About this Item: Breakwater Books Ltd. I found Waiting for Time a much better read than Random Passage as the story and narration is a lot more focused than the first book. About this Item: Breakwater Books Ltd.
May have some wear, highlighting, notes, creasing, previous owner's name, different cover images, etc the dust cover may be missing. The continuity of the family lines was lost in the sequel and even with the help of a family tree, which I had to keep referring to, I found it difficult to figure out who was who. I must admit that I didn't find the present day portions of the book as interesting as the section that went back to the time of the Random Passage characters. See details for additional description. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.
I always think about the harsh reality of life when the people initially settled in a place like Cape Random. The first book is longer than I like to assign my class, and Faye will be making out geneological charts and lists of names, but the second has the conclusion. Random Passage In writing her first novel, Random Passage Breakwater 1992 , Morgan has overcome the omission of Newfoundland representation experienced through her early education. In particular, the author uses a subplot of this book to delve into the present - I found myself particularly annoyed by that story line. She writes with clarity, descriptiveness and the novel flows well. One day, as an employee of the Department of Fisheries Lav Lavinia goes to her mom to ask about some vital statistics of her long dead father.
Zinnie may believe that the world would be just fine without people, but these people prove that humans can be as resilient as the land they occupy. She worked in Public Relations, first with Memorial University of Newfoundland, where she was editor of the Gazette, and later with the Newfoundland Teacher's Association, where she was communications officer and editor of the Bulletin until 1986 when she resigned to begin her career in writing. In 1994 she was awarded the literary prize for fiction by the Canadian Authors Association. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Still the books served as an excellent companion piece to my recent trip to Newfoundland, very well written and crafted, helping me understand the nuances of this remote land and its people. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.
This book is a beautiful continuation of Random Passage. This section is told from the perspective of Mary Bundle who is recounting her memories 3. This book was highly recommended by a friend because I am travelling to Newfoundland in June. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. John's, Newfoundland and eventually made her way to an isolated settlement called Cape Random.
The spine may show signs of wear. Front cover graphic shows the elder Lavinia as a young girl , looking out to sea, thinking about her roots. Mary's story is bracketed by the story of Lav Andrews, a marine biologist who was the daughter of one of the Cape Random descendants. Readers of Bernice Morgans critically acclaimed first novel will recognize Thomas Hutchings, Mary Bundle, the members of the Andrews family and the rest of life in Cape Random, where people struggle to find their way in a life that offers chance as an only companion. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. It starts with Lav Andrews, a present day descendant of one of the main characters in Random Passage. Her literary recognition, beyond winning the Provincial Arts and Letters Competition for short stories and radio plays, includes the 1995 Thomas H.
A book that I have been recommending to all of my friends is Waiting for Time by Bernice Morgan Breakwater. May ship from alternate location depending on your zip code and availability. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. She writes with clarity, descriptiveness and the novel flows well. I must admit that I did not at first bond with the modern characters and wa I have given this five stars, but it is so difficult to separate it from the previous book,.
A man what don't even. Back and forth between the early settling of Newfoundland and modern day, this book is a portrait of loss, ancestry, and the overwhelming human need to belong. I don't know that I'd have the wear with all to withstand that kind of life, although I suppose if you were there you wouldn't have much choice. Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. It also tells the story of today's Newfoundland - a place where the past overshadows the present and shapes the future.
Only 2 years later 1994 , she had another book published called Waiting for Time. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. For seventeen-year-old Lavinia it seems a fate worse than death and to ease her loneliness she soon begins a journal in which she records the small community's daily lives. I didn't enjoy Waiting for Time as much as Random Passage. I read a lot of books and I can see that this new library will add a lot more variety to my life. Hence my reluctance to reach The End. Waiting for Time also explores a familiar story through a different critical stance, revealing concealed secrets to its present generation characters, implying that a history cannot be verifiable or even trusted if it does not consider the ways in which history can omit, distort or even dismiss certain participants in its narrative.
A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Waiting for Time feels like a much bigger book than it is, because it draws the reader into such an interesting and complex world. Unfortunately, however, this sequel just isn't as good as the first book. Born and currently residing in St. Tessa died from being whipped for a crime she didn't commit and Mary ran away with Tim Toop, a boy she knew from home.