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    The Town That Drowned

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    • Michelle Wood

      Living with a weird brother in a small town can be tough enough. Having a spectacular fall through the ice at a skating party and nearly drowning are grounds for embarrassment. But having a vision and… read more at Kobo.

    • Steven Buechler

      Review: "The Town that Drowned" by Riel Nason (2011) The coming-of-age novel is an important one. It allows us as adults to rethink are own personal experiences as a child and realize in some cases that we are not alone.

    • Melinda Jane Harrison

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    • Heather Macaulay

      The Town That Drowned ~ Riel Nason. Pinner writes: "A beautiful story about a 'weird brother' and a place to call home. Set in New Brunswick along the Saint John River."

    • Steven Buechler

      A great edition to the #canlit, coming-of-age novel canon that already exists. Set in the 1960s, The Town That Drowned evokes the awkwardness of childhood, the thrill of first love, and the importance of having a place to call home. Deftly written in a deceptively unassuming style, Nason's keen insights into human nature and the depth of human attachment to place make this novel ripple in an amber tension of light and shadow.

    • Caitie Fore

      Riel Nason: The Town That Drowned. This sounds like a good book, I'll have to get it!

    • Jennifer Slater

      The Town That Drowned - by Riel Nason -- Sounds so good - Man I love books!

    • Tourism Woodstock

      2013 Red Maple Fiction Nominee - The Town That Drowned by Riel Nason

    • UPEI Education Learning Commons

      The Town That Drowned: Riel Nason (F NAS)

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