"It's a striking evocation of the CanadianMaritimes, and a moving meditation on what haunts us and how we struggle to keepthose specters at bay." - New YorkTimesPressure.
As an underwaterwelder on an oilrig off the coast of Nova Scotia, Jack Joseph is used to theimmense pressures of deep-sea work.
Nothing, however, could prepare him for thepressures of impending fatherhood.
As Jack dives deeper and deeper, he seems topull further and further away from his young wife and their unborn son.
Butthen, something happens deep on the ocean floor. Jack has a strange andmind-bending encounter that will change the course of his lifeforever!Equal parts blue-collarcharacter study and mind-bending science fiction epic, The UnderwaterWelder explores fathers and sons, birth and death, memory and truth, and thetreasures we all bury deep down inside.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Top Shelf Productions
- Publication Date: 07/08/2012
- Category: Science fiction
- ISBN: 9781603090742
- Hardback from £18.29