Writer and competitive swimmer Angie Abdou, tells the tale of Digger, an 85 kilo wrestler, and Sadie, a 26-year-old speed are nearing the end of their athletic careers, and are forced to confront the question: what happens to athletes when their bodies are too old and injured to compete?
Angie Abdou is a fiction writer and teacher with a Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Calgary. She has published a short story collection called Anything Boys Can Do (2006) and a novel called The Bone Cage (2007). The Bone Cage is taught in university-level Sport Literature courses across the continent and was included on Canadian Literature's All-Time Top Ten List of Best Canadian Sport Literature. Angie was raised in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, and now lives in Fernie, British Columbia, with her husband and two children..Please visit abdou.ca or follow Angie on Twitter at @angie_abdou.