Holding Still For As Long As Possible [NOOK Book]

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A dazzling portrait of twenty-somethings who grew up on text-messaging and the war on terror.

In this robust, elegantly plotted, and ultimately life-affirming novel, Zoe Whittall presents a dazzling portrait of the Millennial Generation — the twenty-five-year olds who grew up on anti-anxiety meds, text-messaging each other truncated emotional reactions, unsure of what's public and what's private.

Holding Still explores an unusual love triangle ...

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Holding Still For As Long As Possible

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Overview

A dazzling portrait of twenty-somethings who grew up on text-messaging and the war on terror.

In this robust, elegantly plotted, and ultimately life-affirming novel, Zoe Whittall presents a dazzling portrait of the Millennial Generation — the twenty-five-year olds who grew up on anti-anxiety meds, text-messaging each other truncated emotional reactions, unsure of what's public and what's private.

Holding Still explores an unusual love triangle involving Billie, a former teen idol, now an anxiety-ridden agoraphobic; Josh, a shy transgendered paramedic who travels the city patching up damaged bodies; and Amy, a fashionable filmmaker coping with her first broken heart. With this extraordinary novel, Whittall gives us startlingly real portraits of three unforgettable characters, and proves herself to be one of our most talented writers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780887843013
  • Publisher: House of Anansi Press Inc
  • Publication date: 9/15/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Book club edition
  • Pages: 312
  • Sales rank: 1,357,522
  • File size: 426 KB

Meet the Author

Zoe Whittall's first novel, Bottle Rocket Hearts, was Globe and Mail Top 100 Book, and her second novel, Holding Still for as Long as Possible, won a Lambda Award for Transgender Fiction, and was an honour book for the American Library Association's Stonewall Book Award. Whittall lives in Toronto.
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