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In this, her first novel, Helen Porter introduces us to Heather Novak, a young woman at odds with the world, attempting to cope with the consequences with her first, brief love affair. Porter examines Heather's relationships with her family, her peers, and a young man who, as did her father years before, leaves her to face alone the painful process of growing up. Helen Fogwill Porter was bo and grew up in St. John's. Her first book Below the Bridge was published by Breakwater in 1980. Other works, short stories, poetry, plays, and reviews, have been published and preformed across Canada. She now lives in St. John's center, where this, her first novel is set.
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