Jeremy, a martial arts teacher, returns home from Boston to the small Alberta town of Seymour where he is forced to confront his father and everything else he ran away from. Jeremy struggles with his fear as he learns to open himself up to his family and the possibilities of love. Winner of the Henry Kreisel Award for best first book of 2000. Nominated for the Rogers Writers Trust Fiction Prize.
-The Edmonton Sun
-The Globe and Mail
-Quill & Quire
a writer to be reckoned with. . . . He doesn’t animate his
characters – you can’t see any strings; they live and breathe
on their own. . . . A tremendous first novel.”