The Hemingway Tradition

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Orca Book Publishers, Oct 1, 2005 - Young Adult Fiction - 96 pages
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Shaw Sebring is sixteen and trying desperately to understand and accept his father's recent suicide. Moving with his mother halfway across the county in an effort to distance themselves from the awful truth, Shaw lands in a new school and finds that the ghost of his father, a best-selling author, has followed him. Determined that he will not follow in his father's footsteps Shaw tries to chart his own course, until circumstances force him to accept that where, and who, we come from have an impact on what we become.
 

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Following his father's suicide, Shaw and his mother move from Vancouver to Winnipeg. Shaw hopes to make a fresh start at school, joining the Volleyball team, making new friends (including a possible ... Read full review

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Contents

Chapter One
1
Chapter Two
10
Chapter Three
20
Chapter Four
28
Chapter Five
37
Chapter Six
45
Chapter Seven
54
Chapter Eight
63
Chapter Nine
73
Chapter Ten
82
Chapter Eleven
93
Chapter Twelve
102
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About the author (2005)

Kristin Butcher taught a variety of different subjects from primary school to high school before becoming an author. She credits her experience in the classroom with both helping her understand children and teens better, as well as making her a whiz at Trivial Pursuit. Kristin has always had a wild imagination and can't imagine that she'll ever run out of ideas for stories. Kristin lives in Campbell River, British Columbia.

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