The student of the title, A Student of Weather, is Maurice Dove, a young man who arrives from lush and prosperous Ontario to study weather patterns in the bleak Canadian prairies during the Great Depression. He becomes the object of fascination for the two sisters, Lucinda and Norma Joyce. We follow the younger sister, Norma Joyce, to New York and to Ottawa, as she struggles to extricate herself from this obsessive love. A Student of Weather, Elizabeth Hay's first novel, was a finalist for the prestigious Canadian Giller Prize in the year 2000.
This Bookclub-in-a-Box PDF discussion guide (77 pages) for Elizabeth Hay's novel A Student of Weather includes:
• Novel synopsis
• Author information
• Character analysis
• Focus points and themes
• Writing style and structure
• Important quotes from the novel
• Book club discussion questions
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