Minus Time: A Novel

Bush, Catherine

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Widely praised by critics in Canada and the U.S., shortlisted for the 1994 SmithBooks/Books in Canada First Novel Award and a City of Toronto Book Award, Minus Time made a stunningly successful publishing debut. Now with the February 2000 release of Catherine Bush’s second novel, The Rules of Engagement (see page 9), and interest from the film community, this is the perfect time for the new PerennialCanada edition of Minus Time.

With surreal lyricism and edgy, deadpan wit, Catherine Bush’s Minus Time traces the desire of a young woman to make a place for herself in a media-mad, toxic-scare-filled world. Helen’s mother is an astronaut trying to set an endurance record in a space station. Her father, a disaster-relief specialist, circles the world saving people from catastrophe. What kind of family is possible when your parents are in constant motion and there’s so much space separating you from them? With risks of disaster all around, how do you dream a future for yourself? 

Set in a world where external events aptly mirror the drama of personal relationships, Minus Time offers up a brilliantly observed, deeply moving tale of millennial life, in a voice sliced through with irony and awe.

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CATHERINE BUSH is the author of the novel Minus Time, which was shortlisted for the 1994 SmithBooks/Books in Canada First Novel Award and a City of Toronto Book Award and published internationally. It is currently being adapted for the big screen. Born in Toronto, Bush has also resided in Montreal, New York and Provincetown, Massachusetts, and has a degree in Comparative Literature from Yale University. She now lives in Toronto.

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