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A Man A Fish

by (author) Donna-Michelle St. Bernard

Publisher
Playwrights Canada Press
Initial publish date
Oct 2015
Category
Women Authors, Canadian
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781770914346
    Publish Date
    Oct 2015
    List Price
    $17.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781770914360
    Publish Date
    Oct 2015
    List Price
    $12.99

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Description

Prosper is a fisherman trying to get by in the face of everyday problems: there’s the spectre of the baby his wife desires, the ghost of his dead mistress, his wife’s secret admirer, and the overwhelming lure of the village bar. When a slippery eel salesman arrives in town peddling progress to the rural community, Prosper’s list of problems only increases. Faced with an invasive new species in his lake, his fortunes decline along with the fish population, and Prosper gets a lesson in gift horses and generosity.

A Man A Fish is a part of the 54ology, inspired by events in Burundi.

About the author

Donna-Michelle St. Bernard (aka Belladonna the Blest) is an emcee, playwright, and agitator. Works for the stage include Reaching for Starlight, Cake, Sound of the Beast, A Man A Fish, They Say He Fell, Salome's Clothes, Gas Girls, Give It Up, The Smell of Horses, and The First Stone. She is co-editor with Yvette Nolan of the Playwrights Canada Press anthologies Refractions: Solo and Refractions: Scenes, and editor of Indian Act: Residential School Plays. DM is the creator of the 54ology and artistic director of New Harlem Productions.

Donna-Michelle St. Bernard's profile page

Awards

  • Nominated, Governor General's Literary Awards

Other titles by Donna-Michelle St. Bernard