Aug 01, 2012 · Marjorie Celona’s debut novel, Y, won France's Grand Prix Littéraire de l'Héroïne and was nominated for the 2012 Scotiabank Giller Prize. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Marjorie has published work in The O. Henry Prize Stories, The Best American Nonrequired Reading, The Southern Review, Harvard Review, The Sunday Times , and elsewhere.

Celona's work discusses identity, family, and the importance of thinking outside of traditional boundaries. Employing vivid descriptions, an engaging wit, and multiple points-of-view, her novels are satisfying psychological adventure stories. Start with: Y Y: Celona, Marjorie: Libros en idiomas extranjeros. Saltar al contenido principal. Prueba Prime Hola, Identifícate Cuenta y listas Identifícate Cuenta Jan 25, 2013 · Canadian debut author Marjorie Celona discusses her novel, Y, the story of a young girl who is abandoned as a baby and raised in foster care. Y was the #1 Indie Next Pick for January 2013. With her powerful debut novel, author Marjorie Celona has made a mark with critics and listeners everywhere. In Y, Shannon is abandoned as an infant on the doorstep of a local YMCA. Taken into the foster-care system, she endures years of abuse. But her luck finally changes when she's sent to live with a kind single mom named Miranda. Even so, Shannon remains haunted by a burning question: why

Marjorie Celona has written a novel that is funny, contemporary, and heartbreaking, a novel that is in love with life., "Marjorie Celona's Y isn't merely an extraordinary debut; it would be cause for celebration if it were the author's second or fifth or twentieth novel.

Y (Book) : Celona, Marjorie : "My life begins at the Y" So begins the story of Shannon, a newborn baby dumped at the doors of the YMCA. Bounced between foster homes, Shannon defines life on her own terms even as she longs to uncover her roots. The answers lie in the heartbreaking tale of her mother, a girl herself and one with a desperate fate. Through Marjorie Celona's intimate observations Y by Celona, Marjorie. Hamish Hamilton, 2012. Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. Y (Book) : Celona, Marjorie : Y. That perfect letter. The wishbone, fork in the road, empty wine glass. The question we ask over and over. Why? My life begins at the Y. So begins the story of Shannon, a newborn baby dumped at the doors of the YMCA, swaddled in a dirty grey sweatshirt with nothing but a Swiss Army knife. She is found moments later by a man who catches a mere glimpse of her Jul 04, 2020 · Before the publication of her first novel, Y, in 2012, Marjorie Celona was a relative unknown. Though she had published essays and short stories, it was the success of Y — and its selection for

Marjorie Celona’s internationally acclaimed debut, longlisted for the Giller Prize, chronicles a wise-beyond-her-years child abandoned as a newborn on the doorstep of the local YMCA. Growing up in foster homes, Shannon chooses to define life on her own terms, but she never stops wondering why she was abandoned.

Jan 10, 2013 · “Y,” Marjorie Celona’s heartfelt first novel, opens by defining its eponymous letter as the “wishbone, the fork in the road,” also the “question we ask over and over.” That question particularly Marjorie Celona (they/them/theirs) Category Fiction. Bio Marjorie Celona is the author of two novels: Y, published in 2012, and How a Woman Becomes a Lake, forthcoming in 2020. Y was published in eight countries, won France’s Grand Prix Littéraire de l’Héroïne for Best Foreign Novel, and was longlisted for Canada’s Giller Prize. Born y Marjorie Celona (born January 7, 1981) is an American-Canadian [1] writer. Their debut novel , Y , published in 2012, won the Waterstones 11 literary prize and was a shortlisted nominee for the Center for Fiction ’s Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize , the First Novel Award [2] and a longlisted nominee for the Scotiabank Giller Prize . Marjorie Gabrielle Celona Marjorie Celona is the author of two bestselling novels: Y, published in 2012, and How a Woman Becomes a Lake, published in 2020. Y was published in eight countries, won France's Grand Prix Littéraire de l’Héroïne for Best Foreign Novel, was a #1 Indie Next Pick, and was longlisted for Canada's Giller Prize. Aug 31, 2012 · Y Author Marjorie Celona Publisher Hamish Hamilton Canada Pages 268 Price $30 Year 2012. In Y, her stunning debut novel, Marjorie Celona has created a world so rich and so full that every line