New PDF release: Crossings (Vancouver 125 Legacy Books)

By Betty Lambert

Crossings used to be Betty Lambert's purely novel; released via Pulp Press in 1979, it used to be innovative for its frank and unsettling portrayal of Vicky, a feminine author in Vancouver within the early Sixties, an informed and clever lady who struggles to come back to phrases with herself as she navigates an emotionally abusive dating with Mik, a violent logger and ex-con. Their actual, usually violent affair deals a decent and unflinching examine relationships and feminine discomfort. The e-book triggered a furor while it used to be first released, and in reality was once banned from a few feminist Canadian bookstores. whilst, it used to be extensively acclaimed by way of critics and writers, together with Jane Rule, who wrote: "This portrait of an artist as a tender girl may still stand beside Alice Munro's Who Do you're thinking that You Are and Margaret Laurence's The Diviners as a sworn statement of the braveness and value of being a lady and a writer."

Out of print for greater than 20 years, this new version of Crossings will introduce this Canadian classic—and striking writer—to a brand new iteration of readers.

Includes an advent via novelist Claudia Casper ( The Reconstruction and The Continuation of affection via different Means).

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By Betty Lambert

Crossings used to be Betty Lambert's purely novel; released via Pulp Press in 1979, it used to be innovative for its frank and unsettling portrayal of Vicky, a feminine author in Vancouver within the early Sixties, an informed and clever lady who struggles to come back to phrases with herself as she navigates an emotionally abusive dating with Mik, a violent logger and ex-con. Their actual, usually violent affair deals a decent and unflinching examine relationships and feminine discomfort. The e-book triggered a furor while it used to be first released, and in reality was once banned from a few feminist Canadian bookstores. whilst, it used to be extensively acclaimed by way of critics and writers, together with Jane Rule, who wrote: "This portrait of an artist as a tender girl may still stand beside Alice Munro's Who Do you're thinking that You Are and Margaret Laurence's The Diviners as a sworn statement of the braveness and value of being a lady and a writer."

Out of print for greater than 20 years, this new version of Crossings will introduce this Canadian classic—and striking writer—to a brand new iteration of readers.

Includes an advent via novelist Claudia Casper ( The Reconstruction and The Continuation of affection via different Means).

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