Wicks, Heidi (2019) Melt. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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Melt shifts between two girls who come of age together during two economically turbulent times - the late ‘90s and present-day - in St. John's, Newfoundland. The women navigate break-ups, tanning beds, spray tans, drifting desires, at least one kid with a raisin up his nose, drunken dancing, infidelity, death, sex in Middle Cove, job loss at the CBC and love loss at the Avalon Mall. Through the pockets of their maddening but beloved city, their friendships and relationships are tested, but their brazen humour and deep-rooted friendship helps them ice-pick through the winter sludge and spring muck and get them through until it’s summer once more.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Item ID: 13759
Keywords: novel, Newfoundland literature, Lisa Moore, novella, melt
Department(s): Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of > Creative Writing
Date: May 2019
Date Type: Submission
Library of Congress Subject Heading: St. John's (NL)--Fiction; Canadian fiction

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