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Love Object

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ISBN-10: 155002387X

ISBN-13: 9781550023879

Edition: 2002

Authors: Sally Cooper

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It's no secret that Sylvia is a little crazy. People have thought so ever since she first came to town when she was a teenager. But outside her own family, no one knows the depth of her mental illness. For her daughter, Mercy, Sylvia's illness is at once a source of agony and fascination. Mercy's mother is absent from her life on several occasions. First, she is taken away to a mental hospital for treatment. Later, on a summer night in the early 1980s, Sylvia disappears entirely, never to be seen again. Her absence is pivotal in Mercy's life. Populated by an array of compelling characters -- the mad mother, the lovelorn father, the cross-dressing younger brother, the quirky grandmother --…    
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Book details

List price: $13.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 6/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.40" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Sally Cooper has been published in numerous magazines, newspapers, and literary journals. Her first novel, "Love Object" (2002), received praise from critics and earned a devoted follower of readers. Cooper teaches Creative Writing at Humber College in Toronto, and lives in Hamilton, Ontario.