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Books to go bag 182 : Etta and Otto and Russell and James

Hooper, Emma (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Howe Library BTG BAG 182 31254003152895 Main floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 147675568X (trade pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781476755687 (trade pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 10 books + 1 guide in bag.
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  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2015.

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General Note: Includes a reading group guide.
Summary, etc.: "Eighty-three-year-old Etta has never seen the ocean. So early one morning she takes a rifle, some chocolate, and her best boots and begins walking the 3,232 kilometers from rural Saskatchewan, Canada eastward to the sea. As Etta walks further toward the crashing waves, the lines among memory, illusion, and reality blur. Otto wakes to a note left on the kitchen table. 'I will try to remember to come back,' Etta writes to her husband. Otto has seen the ocean, having crossed the Atlantic years ago to fight in a far-away war. He understands. But with Etta gone, the memories come crowding in and Otto struggles to keep them at bay. Meanwhile, their neighbor Russell has spent his whole life trying to keep up with Otto and loving Etta from afar. Russell insists on finding Etta, wherever she's gone. Leaving his own farm will be the first act of defiance in his life."--
Subject: Older women > Fiction.
Memory > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
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