Nightswimming

Nightswimming Shortlisted Hamilton Literary Awards Fiction Prize best novel Nightswimming opens on July th the fortieth anniversary of the momentous Apollo mission with Sandy Knowles recording an

  • Title: Nightswimming
  • Author: Janet Turpin Myers
  • ISBN: 9781927079171
  • Page: 227
  • Format: Paperback
  • Nightswimming

    Shortlisted Hamilton Literary Awards, Fiction Prize best novel 2014 Nightswimming opens on July 20th, 2009, the fortieth anniversary of the momentous Apollo 11 mission, with Sandy Knowles recording an audio memoir of those moonlanding times Travelling to the moon, she confides to her digital recorder, was like nightswimming through the black waters of the universe SaShortlisted Hamilton Literary Awards, Fiction Prize best novel 2014 Nightswimming opens on July 20th, 2009, the fortieth anniversary of the momentous Apollo 11 mission, with Sandy Knowles recording an audio memoir of those moonlanding times Travelling to the moon, she confides to her digital recorder, was like nightswimming through the black waters of the universe Sandy is recording memories as she prefers them, at first, keeping her contact with the past, light She speaks of summer in Muskoka where paradise was nothing than a hill billy get together of forgotten cottages where spinster twins in identical dresses held tender vigils for lost love where a sad hippy preached peace between Dylan and swigs of vodka and where two friends struggled with the awkward complexities of loving the same boy These tidbits of the story, like penny candy, are sweet, and so Sandy tells them easily enough And yet there is something a dark memory that must resurface so that the truth can be brought to light.

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    1. Anna

      I've put a post-it on this book that says, "Re-read in summer, on the dock, at the lake." Probably the best summer read I've ever come across, Nightswimming evokes the smell of summer, water, wooden dock, even if read in the midst of a Canadian autumn. Like an acid flashback, it takes me back to the sixties, youth, and the delicious anguish of young, transient, yet timeless love. The presence of the protagonist both as an adult and as her remembered, youthful self, adds an autumnal note to the s [...]

    2. Ruth Edgett

      I found Nightswimming by Janet Turpin-Myers a great summer read, but it could also serve as a very comforting winter read, set as it is during summer vacation in Canada’s Ontario cottage country. I was there with the main characters Sandy and Pearl and the sweet pain of unrequited love for Sheldon, a boy they both adore but only one can have. Turpin-Myers pulled me in with her detailed, often poetic, descriptions of cottage life, both mundane and mystical--and once again with her subtle philos [...]

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