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Surfacing (original 1972; edition 1998)
Surfacing by Margaret Atwood (1972)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0385491050, Paperback)Part detective novel, part psychological thriller, Surfacing is the story of a talented woman artist who goes in search of her missing father on a remote island in northern Quebec. Setting out with her lover and another young couple, she soon finds herself captivated by the isolated setting, where a marriage begins to fall apart, violence and death lurk just beneath the surface, and sex becomes a catalyst for conflict and dangerous choices. Surfacing is a work permeated with an aura of suspense, complex with layered meanings, and written in brilliant, diamond-sharp prose. Here is a rich mine of ideas from an extraordinary writer about contemporary life and nature, families and marriage, and about women fragmented...and becoming whole.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:14:20 -0400)
A woman searching for her missing father travels with her lover and another couple to a remote island in northern Quebec, where they encounter violence and death.
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