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Tyler's Cape

4.05 of 5 stars 4.05  ·  rating details  ·  19 ratings  ·  1 review
When Luke Conrad's aging mother breaks her hip he must return to the Nova Scotian fishing village of Tyler's Cape for one summer to take care of her. There, as he starts to remember the childhood he has worked so hard to forget, Luke unearths a secret in his mother's past -- a secret that could be the key to understanding all that has happened to his family. Taking the rea ...more
Paperback, 297 pages
Published May 15th 2003 by Cormorant Books
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Teena in Toronto
What an excellent novel! I'd definitely recommend it.

It's not a happy story at all but I found it hard to put it down. I'm originally from Nova Scotia and could relate to the characters and mannerisms.

Written in the youngest brother, Luke's voice, it follows three brothers, Tom, Billy and Luke, who grow up in a small fishing village in Nova Scotia. Their father dies when they are young and they are raised by their mother, Dora, who is bitter and extremely anti-social. Dora is not likable at all
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