Late Nights on Air eBook ☆ Late Nights eBook Î

❰PDF / Epub❯ ☆ Late Nights on Air Author Elizabeth Hay – G-couture.co.uk The eagerly anticipated novel from the bestselling author of A Student of Weather and Garbo Laughs Harry Boyd a hard bitten refugee from failure in Toronto television has returned to a small radio staThe eagerly anticipated novel from the bestselling author of A Student of Weather and Garbo Laughs Harry Boyd a hard bitten refugee from failure in Toronto television has returned to a small radio station in the Canadian North There in Yellowknife in the summer of 1975 he falls in love with a voice on air though the real woman Dido Paris is both a surprise and even than he imagined Dido and Harry are part of the cast of eccentric utterly loveable characters all transplants from elsewhere who form an.

Unlikely group at the station Their loves and longings their rivalries and entanglements the stories of their pasts and what brought each of them to the North form the centre One summer on a canoe trip four of them make into the Arctic wilderness following in the steps of the legendary Englishman John Hornby who along with his small party starved to death in the barrens in 1927 they find the balance of love shifting much as the balance of power in the North is being changed by the proposed Mackenzie.

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Late Nights on Air eBook ☆ Late Nights eBook Î From Elizabeth Hay's web siteElizabeth Hay was born in Owen Sound Ontario the daughter of a high school principal and a painter and one of four children When she was fifteen a year in England opened up her world and set her on the path to becoming a writer She attended the University of Toronto then moved out west and in 1974 went north to Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories For th

late pdf nights book Late Nights mobile Late Nights on Air ePUBUnlikely group at the station Their loves and longings their rivalries and entanglements the stories of their pasts and what brought each of them to the North form the centre One summer on a canoe trip four of them make into the Arctic wilderness following in the steps of the legendary Englishman John Hornby who along with his small party starved to death in the barrens in 1927 they find the balance of love shifting much as the balance of power in the North is being changed by the proposed Mackenzie.

10 thoughts on “Late Nights on Air

  1. Diane Barnes Diane Barnes says:

    Late Nights on Air eBook ☆ Late Nights eBook Î late pdf, nights book, Late Nights mobile, Late Nights on Air ePUBIf you like fast paced action filled plot driven novels this this is not your book However if you like myself love beautiful prose slowly mounting realizations characters you come to know and love little by little and immersion into their lives and the story being told grab this book and don't let go until you finish the last wonderful pageIt takes place in the wilds of northern Canada in 1975 at a small radio station in Yellowknife Harry Boyd is the station manager overseeing the quirky independent people who work there some of them runaways from other places and situations some of them from the native population Five of these people form the nucleus of the novel and four of them decide to make a 6 week 500 mile trek through the great barrens of the north This changes all of them in unforseen ways and sets in place the paths of their future livesI found myself reading for their lives as though I could only insure their happiness and safety by not taki


  2. Carol She Carol She says:

    Late Nights on Air eBook ☆ Late Nights eBook Î late pdf, nights book, Late Nights mobile, Late Nights on Air ePUBAbandoned with some relief at 66%I was born in Canada have family who moved to had some success in Yellowknife I've consciously I'm sure I read a few books where I didn't know the author's nationalityread very few Canadian authors other than Margaret Atwood and L M Montgomery I really wanted to like this bookUnfortunately the language is beautiful but empty the plot if you could call it that moves at the speed of concrete Other than Harry I never cared about any of the characters and even Harry I don't care enough to flick to the end of the novel to find out what happened I didn't feel I learned much about Yellowknife's special characterBetter books are waiting for me


  3. Maciek Maciek says:

    Late Nights on Air eBook ☆ Late Nights eBook Î late pdf, nights book, Late Nights mobile, Late Nights on Air ePUBI'm surprised that this novel won the Giller Prize one of Canada's most prestigious literary awards The pacing is glacial the characters uninteresting and there's no real plot the whole book is a collection of situations which happen to the cast and since we have no real reason to care about any of them there's little to make us want to turn the page Late Nights on Air is simply not compelling and I almost didn't finish reading itI was drawn to the book because of its pr


  4. Rebecca Rebecca says:

    Late Nights on Air eBook ☆ Late Nights eBook Î late pdf, nights book, Late Nights mobile, Late Nights on Air ePUB45 I read my first novel by Hay A Student of Weather last year It was wonderfully rewarding even though it took me a month to read By contrast I read the Giller Prize winning Late Nights on Air in half that time Most of it is set in 1975–7 in Yellowknife a small city in Canada’s Northwest Territories Here winter lasts for eight months and you can still meet with snow and frozen lakes in early July A tight knit cast gathers around the local radio station


  5. Jenny Reading Envy Jenny Reading Envy says:

    Late Nights on Air eBook ☆ Late Nights eBook Î late pdf, nights book, Late Nights mobile, Late Nights on Air ePUBThis 2007 winner of the Giller Prize is set in the mid 1970s in Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories of Canada It details the lives of the people working in the local radio station and then follows four of them as they go on a canoe trip to trace the route of John Hornby in The Barrens I'm glad I came across this book enjoyed reading it but will have to knock one star off my eventual rating for atrocious overuse of foreshadowing


  6. Rebecca McNutt Rebecca McNutt says:

    Late Nights on Air eBook ☆ Late Nights eBook Î late pdf, nights book, Late Nights mobile, Late Nights on Air ePUB Late Nights on Air is so fantastic and nostalgic that it's like opening an old box of Kodachrome slides at an antique shop This 1970's set story holds the spirit of Canada perfectly and is certainly worth reading


  7. Connie G Connie G says:

    Late Nights on Air eBook ☆ Late Nights eBook Î late pdf, nights book, Late Nights mobile, Late Nights on Air ePUBElizabeth Hay worked as a radio broadcaster in Yellowknife forty years ago and she revisits that isolated area in Late Nights on Air Set in 1975 it was a time when radio was being replaced by television The environment and the northern way of life was also being threatened by a proposal to cross the frozen Canadian tundra with a gas pipelineThe radio station em


  8. Mary S Mary S says:

    Late Nights on Air eBook ☆ Late Nights eBook Î late pdf, nights book, Late Nights mobile, Late Nights on Air ePUBI almost didn't finish this book The first 60 pages were tiresome to drag myself through Then Ms Hay caught me with something so Northern Canada that I was immediately hooked It was a print out of messages that CBC used to


  9. Zinta Zinta says:

    Late Nights on Air eBook ☆ Late Nights eBook Î late pdf, nights book, Late Nights mobile, Late Nights on Air ePUBYou’ve heard it said “hurts so good” About the writing style of Elizabeth Hay I can say cuts so soft Her words her turn of phrase her sweet sentence construction it is as precise and expertly sculpted as with a sculptor’s chisel or a surgeon’s scalpel Yet soft The sharpest knife enters your flesh with hardly than a red line—and finds its target The heart The reader’s mind There are no ragged edges here The setting for this novel intrigued me right away The book was a choice in my book club recently joined and I thrilled to the story description of northern wild a small group of misfits who broadcast from a radio station in a town called Yellowknife where there is nothing but radio I was suddenly back in my days of traveling northern Canada and Alaska and listening to a voice on the radio passing messages from friend to friend husband telling wife he would be home late G


  10. Wanda Wanda says:

    Late Nights on Air eBook ☆ Late Nights eBook Î late pdf, nights book, Late Nights mobile, Late Nights on Air ePUBYou can’t get much Canadian than this novel—it is written by a former CBC employee it involves the national radio service there are questions of identity there is self discovery through a wilderness trip and it takes place in the North mythologized by all of us southern CanadiansTwo young women Gwen and Dido come to Yellowknife to craft lives and identities for themselves through working on the radio I related to Gwen’s search for herself through her radio work having worked a very public volunteer job where it was necessary to create a public persona for myself How useful


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