Publisher:House of Anansi Press, 2009Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.
- Author: Whittall, ZoeDate:Created2009Summary:
A dazzling portrait of twenty-somethings who grew up on text-messaging and the war on terror.In this robust, elegantly plotted, and ultimately life-affirming novel, Zoe Whittall presents a dazzling portrait of the Millennial Generation — the twenty-five-year olds who grew up on anti-anxiety meds, text-messaging each other truncated emotional reactions, unsure of what's public and what's private.Holding Still explores an unusual love triangle involving Billie, a former teen idol, now an anxiety-ridden agoraphobic; Josh, a shy transgendered paramedic who travels the city patching up damaged bodies; and Amy, a fashionable filmmaker coping with her first broken heart. With this extraordinary novel, Whittall gives us startlingly real portraits of three unforgettable characters, and proves herself to be one of our most talented writers.Subject(s): Ontario--Toronto | Mental health | Anxiety disorders | Emergency medical technicians | Motion picture producers and directors | Transgender people | AnxietyOriginal Publisher: [S.l.], House of Anansi Press IncLanguage(s): English