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The Nap-Away Motel

by (author) Nadja Lubiw-Hazard

Palimpsest Press
Initial publish date
May 2019
NON-CLASSIFIABLE, Coming of Age, Literary
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    May 2019
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In the heart of Scarborough sits the Nap-Away Motel, a hunched building providing hidden worlds for its occupants. Within its derelict walls, Suleiman longs to rebuild his broken family, Tiffany creates a fantasy world to escape from her mother's neglect and Ori plans a search for their run-away twin brother. While they grapple with the challenges of mental health, addiction, and grief, the three dwellers manage to forge a friendship over a litter of stray kittens. Together, they find joy in ruin, and hope when everything seems lost.

About the author

Nadja is a writer and a veterinarian. Her work has been published in Understorey, Room, Canthius, and The Dalhousie Review. The Nap-Away Motel is her first novel. She lives in Toronto with her wife and their two daughters.

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