The Waterproof Bible

The Waterproof Bible

Book - 2010
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A magical story of love and the isolation that defines the modern condition - Andrew Kaufman pulls off the near impossible and creates a wholly original allegorical tale that is both emotionally resonant and outlandishly fun. The Waterproof Bible Three events force Rebecca to change her ways: the unannounced departure of her husband, Stewart; the sudden death of her musician sister, Lisa; and a near-crash with what appears to be a giant frogwoman. The giant, green-skinned, gill-necked woman is named Aberystwyth (Aby), and she's driving to the Prairies on a mission to save her dying mother. Meanwhile, Rebecca's grieving brother-in-law, Lewis, feeling lost, ends up getting off a plane in Winnipeg, which sets him on a fascinating journey through the darkest parts of grief with the help of a woman who calls herself God.
Publisher: Toronto : Random House Canada, 2010
ISBN: 9780307357625
0307357627
Branch Call Number: FIC Kaufm 3564
Characteristics: 278 p

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debwalker Mar 05, 2011

Rebecca has the disturbing ability to project her emotions out into the world, though she has worked out how to store them in objects. Still, when she faces a series of emotional crises, including the departure of her husband and the death of her sister, it may be more than she can deal with.

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Nov 11, 2010

What a whimsical, unusual story!

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