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In this unique blend of memoir and autobiographical fiction, Poirier-Bures chronicles what it was like to come of age in Halifax in the 1950s. In an era when the 'facts of life' were shrouded in mystery and the roles for young girls and women narrowly defined, growing up had its own extraordinary challenges. Being an Acadian in an English city added another layer of complexity that Nicole, the author's persona, navigates in her search for identity. Return to the world of the Halifax trolleys, Saint Patrick's Home for Boys, public dances at the Jubilee Boat House and more. Here, the personal and historical connect in a heady mixture of truth and fiction.

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Simone Poirier-Bures is the author of the Novel Candyman and the memoir That Shining Place, which won the 1996 Evelyn Richardson Award.

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Simone Poirier-Bures bares a young woman's heart. She feels her way into the tang and brine and sweetness of growing up female and Acadian in Halifax, a city of trolleys, sailors, and downtown streets smelling of fog and chocolate. She is a connoisseur of the richly human and her fiction is delicately tender. --George Elliott Clarke

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