In this beautiful and timely adaptation of David Bergen's 2005 Giller Prize-winning novel, Charles Boatman leaves the Fraser Valley and returns mysteriously to Vietnam, where he fought twenty-nine years earlier as a young, reluctant soldier. What he finds seems irreconcilable with his memories and he disappears.
When his daughter, Ada, and her brother, Jon, travel to the streets of Da Nang and beyond to search for him, their quest takes them into the heart of a country at once incomprehensible, impassive, and beautiful. There, they become entangled in the lives of those they encounter until gradually they learn the truth of their father's disappearance. Moving between father and daughter, the present and the past, The Time in Between is an unforgettable story about one family, two cultures, and a profound emotional journey.
About the authors
DAVID BERGEN is an award-winning author of seven previous novels and a collection of short stories. A Year Of Lesser was a New York Times Notable Book, and The Case of Lena S. was a finalist for the Governor General's Award for Fiction. In 2005, Bergen won the Giller Prize for The Time in Between. His sixth novel, The Matter With Morris, was shortlisted for the Giller Prize in 2010, won the Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award and the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction, and was shortlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. The Age Of Hope was a #1 bestseller and a finalist for Canada Reads 2013. Bergen lives with his family in Winnipeg.
Narrator Michael Hogan has performed on stage, in films, and on television. He has won Genie Awards for supporting roles in Solitaire and Diplomatic Immunity and currently stars in Battlestar Galactica.
Tricia Collins, is a Vancouver-based actor, playwright, and performance artist