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10 thoughts on “Icebergs A Novel

  1. says:

    There's much I like about this book including some beautiful writing and the Canadian setting in the first section What threw me off was the structure I was committed to a set of characters in the 1944 section I was unprepared to switch not only time period section two jumps to 1967 then to 1999but POV I wasn't ready to

  2. says:

    Rebecca Johns is a good enough writer but this book seems to be the effort of a lazy writer She begins a story line beautifully; however she jumps out of the original thread to another which takes place than twen

  3. says:

    Such a beautifully written book a remarkable debut for this Illinois author The story unfolds in three eras 1944 when a Canadian military crew crash lands in Newfoundland and the crew's young wives in Ontario await the news of their husbands' fates; 1967 Chicago as these families' lives become deeply intertwined;

  4. says:

    This book was first published in 2006 Several years ago it was removed from our library's shelves and sold in their book sale This is where I bought it It's been sitting on my bookshelves since then What a find A very compelling story over a period of 50 years in Canada and the US interesting characters different families

  5. says:

    Outstanding Remarkable for a first novel Wang to read

  6. says:

    It wasfine I had high expectations and the book's teaser of a secret that will shake their existence was not at all something that happened Spoi

  7. says:

    An interesting novel not ground breaking but an enjoyable read not the least because it is set in the unusual backdrop of Canadians drafted during WWII and of immigrant Canadians to the US drafted during the Vietnam war However I fo

  8. says:

    I liked this book but there were too many gaps What happened when Walt came home? Too much skipping ahead I know there were flashbacks from different viewpoints but still too much left out I suppose it kind of came together at the end but not as much as much as I would like

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    Thi

  10. says:

    I would have loved this even if I didn't know the author It's really ambitious and fascinating

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review ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ñ Rebecca Johns

Icebergs A Novel

In World War II Canada Walt Dun and Al Clark are the only members of their bomber crew to survive a plane wreck on Newfoundland's Labrador coast but now they must fight injuries and cold in the sub zero wilderness. Such a beautifully written book a remarkable debut for this Illinois author The story unfolds in three eras 1944 when a Canadian military crew crash lands in Newfoundland and the crew s young wives in Ontario await the news of their husbands fates 1967 Chicago as these families lives become deeply intertwined 1999 Ontario a return to where their shared histories began The story examines love disappointment passion and change in relationships between husbands and wives parents and children friends The characters are wholly rendered and believable as is the original story I look forward to from this strong and compassionate voice Tall man riding. remarkable debut for this Illinois author The story unfolds in three eras 1944 when a Canadian military crew crash lands in Newfoundland and the crew s young wives in Ontario await the news of their husbands fates 1967 Chicago as these families lives become deeply intertwined 1999 Ontario a The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory return to where their shared histories began The story examines love disappointment passion and change in The Big Golden Book of Poetry relationships between husbands and wives parents and children friends The characters are wholly

summary Icebergs A Novel

On the home front in a small Canadian farming community Walt's young wife Dottie struggles with her own battles loneliness worry and an attraction to an itinerant farm worker Only one man comes home alive from Labr. This book was first published in 2006 Several years ago it was removed from our library s shelves and sold in their book sale This is where I bought it It s been sitting on my bookshelves since then What a find A very compelling story over a period of 50 years in Canada and the US interesting characters different families whose lives are interconnected A real pleasure

review ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ñ Rebecca Johns

Ador but the lives of their two families remain forever entwined An ambitious and lyrical debut novel Icebergs explores how tragedies narrowly averted can alter the course of lives as drastically as those met head. Thi

  • Paperback
  • 304
  • Icebergs A Novel
  • Rebecca Johns
  • English
  • 02 October 2019
  • 9781582345727

About the Author: Rebecca Johns

Rebecca Johns is the author of two novels Icebergs Bloomsbury USA 2006 which was a PENHemingway Finalist and The Countess Crown 2010 which has been translated around the world Her writing has appeared in Ploughshares the Mississippi Review and Narrative and numerous commercial magazines and newspapers such as Bride's Cosmopolitan Fitness Mademoiselle Self Seventeen and Woman's D