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Blaze Island

Blaze Island is a novel by Catherine Bush.

Catherine Bush

The time is now or an alternate near now, the world close to our own. A mammoth Category Five hurricane sweeps up the eastern seaboard of North America, leaving devastation in its wake, its outer wings brushing over tiny Blaze Island in the North Atlantic.

Just as the storm disrupts the present, it stirs up the past: Miranda's memories of growing up in an isolated, wind-swept cove and the events of long ago that her father will not allow her to speak of. In the aftermath of the storm, she finds herself in a world altered so quickly and so radically that she hardly knows what has happened. As Miranda says, change is clear after it happens. (From Goose Lane Editions

Catherine Bush is a novelist from Toronto. Her books include the novels Claire's Head and The Rules of Engagement. Bush is the coordinator of the University of Guelph's Creative Writing MFA program.

Interviews with Catherine Bush

Catherine Bush's new novel, "Blaze Island" is being described as a gripping page turner. The Toronto author joined Gill Deacon for Here and Now's Tuesday afternoon book club. 9:36

Watch We Are Islands

We Are Islands

CBC Arts

5 months ago
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We Are Islands is a film by Catherine Bush and is part of Digital Originals, a Canada Council for the Arts initiative. 5:21

Other books by Catherine Bush

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