The Waterproof Bible

The Waterproof Bible

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Rebecca Reynolds is a young woman with a most unusual and inconvenient problem: no matter how hard she tries, she can't stop her emotions from escaping her body and entering the world around her. Luckily she's developed a nifty way to trap and store her powerful emotions in personal objects - but how many shoeboxes can a girl fill before she feels crushed by her past? Three events force Rebecca to change her ways: the unannounced departure of her husband, Stewart; the sudden death of Lisa, her musician sister; and, while on her way to Lisa's funeral, a near-crash with what appears to be a giant frogwoman recklessly speeding in a Honda Civic. Meanwhile, Lisa's inconsolable husband skips the funeral and flies to Winnipeg where he begins a bizarre journey that strips him of everything before he can begin to see a way through his grief… all with the help of a woman who calls herself God.
Publisher: Toronto : Random House Canada, 2010
ISBN: 9780307357625
0307357627
Branch Call Number: KAU
CANADIAN
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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