By Kathleen Winter
In 1968, into the attractive, spare surroundings of distant coastal Labrador, a mysterious baby is born: a child who seems to be neither totally boy nor woman, yet either immediately. merely 3 individuals are aware about the key - the baby's mom and dad, Jacinta and Treadway, and a relied on neighbour, Thomasina. jointly the adults make a tough determination: to elevate the kid as a boy named Wayne. yet as Wayne grows to maturity in the hyper-masculine looking tradition of his father, his shadow-self - a lady he thinks of as "Annabel"- is rarely totally extinguished, and certainly is secretly nurtured via the ladies in his lifestyles.
Haunting and sweeping in scope, Annabel is a compelling story approximately one person's fight to find the reality in a tradition that shuns contradiction.
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