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published: Oct 1995
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publisher: Knopf Canada
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From Ink Lake

Canadian Stories Selected By Michael Ondaatje

by Michael Ondaatje

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list price: $24.95
edition:Paperback
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published: Oct 1995
ISBN:9780394281384
publisher: Knopf Canada
imprint: Vintage Canada
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This highly acclaimed anthology is an unexpected and discerning mix of traditional short stories and untraditional tales, as selected by one of Canada's most beloved writers, Michael Ondaatje. He has chosen 49 stories by a wide array of writers including Alistair MacLeod, Margaret Laurence, Carol Shields, Dionne Brand, Mavis Gallant, Stephen Leacock, Glenn Gould, Alice Munro, Rohinton Mistry, David Adams Richards and many more. Full of diversity and surprise, these writings reveal the geographical, emotional and literary range of the country. Above all, Michael Ondaatje's personal selection offers good reading and great entertainment.

Contributor Notes

Michael Ondaatje lives in Toronto. His most recent book in Vintage Canada is Handwriting, his 10th book of poetry.

Editorial Review

"A magnificent anthology." —The Toronto Star

"From Ink Lake seems certain to become one of our most treasured anthologies." --Montreal Gazette
"Michael Ondaatje's anthology carries the welcome message that diversity equals cultural richness....He has to be congratulated for producing an anthology which is also a landmark." --Times Literary Supplement
"Michael Ondaatje has done a splendid job of creative editing....The variety and richness of the material in From Ink Lake is staggering." --Kingston Whig-Standard

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