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Emilie Collyer

Emilie Collyer reviews 'Flying in Silence' by Gerry Turcotte

August 2001, no. 233 01 August 2001
Gerry Turcotte’s Flying in Silence is a book of boyhood memoirs and family secrets, yet it creates a genre all its own. It contains an anatomy of depression and speaks of a family’s inability to cohere. Nevertheless, it swells with compassion and a deep commitment to life and living. Our male narrator is an astute observer and analyst. At times, he is a young boy, in the midst of his experien ... (read more)