Innocent CitiesBook - 1990
Set in Victoria, B.C., in 1881,Innocent Citiesbrilliantly weaves together the lives and lies of an entire community. Logan Sumner is a young widower and architect who dreams of transforming the tiny port city of Victoria into one of the great cities of the world. When he's not chiseling a record of his life onto his tombstone, Sumner awkwardly courts the daughter of James Horncastle, an inveterate gambler and the swaggering proprietor of The Great Blue Heron Hotel. Their lives -- and those of the bizarre group of guests who frequent the hotel -- are changed forever when a mysterious widow from Australia arrives in Victoria with startling revelations from her past. Rich with intrigue, warm humour, and a memorable cast of characters,Innocent Citiesis a compelling tale from one of Canada's finest writers.
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, c1990.
Branch Call Number: HODGI
Characteristics: xvi, 393 p. ; 24 cm.
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