When curmudgeonly Owen Jones died in a Bella Coola nursing home, no one who knew the elderly man could imagine the extraordinary story of his life. Spooling backwards through time against the backdrop of Vancouver`s raw, exuberant growth over the last hundred years, Making a Stone of the Heart tells Owen`s story and those of his lover, Dora Dow, and of Dr. Jonathan Smyth. The lives of the three have been irrevocably tied together by their knowledge of two terrible secrets Acana secrets that spun each of their lives off on unforeseen trajectories. What are the secrets of the heart that each carries within? What mysteries lie in their pasts? As their lives unwind back to the beginning, the answers are expertly revealed.Ned and the children went off to swim and splash, poke at starfish and hunt for oysters with pearls inside. Shown these discoveries ... In the lounge, someone had left an instruction manual: Teach Yourself Typing. Dora fingered the printedanbsp;...
|Title||:||Making a Stone of the Heart|
|Publisher||:||Key Porter Books - 2002|