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Island

The Collected Stories

narrator Frank Perry; Cliff LeJeune; Gordon Pinsent; Les Carlson; Joseph Rutten & Arch McDonnell, by Alistair Macleod

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literary, short stories (single author)
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list price: $35
category: Fiction
published: March 2004
ISBN:9780864923912
imprint: BTC Audiobooks
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Alistair MacLeod’s stories focus on the hard lives of Cape Breton fishermen, miners, farmers, and their families, and on the struggles of those who have left in body yet cannot leave in spirit. MacLeod gained a worldwide audience and the esteem of critics on the basis of only fourteen stories published in two books, The Lost Salt Gift of Blood and As Birds Bring Forth the Sun. Over the years, many of these stories have been read or dramatized on the CBC. When Island: The Collected Stories was published, lovers of his work rejoiced to have all of them so readily available. Now, the BTC Audiobooks edition of Island makes many of these wonderful stories available in a unique audiobook anthology. Familiar Canadian actors Gordon Pinsent, Frank Perry, Les Carlson, Cliff LeJeune, and Joseph Rutten narrate and act in selections including MacLeod&146s very first story, The Boat, the poignant Christmas memoir, To Everything There Is a Season; the poignant The Return; the haunting family legend As Birds Bring Forth the Sun; and the acclaimed The Lost Salt Gift of Blood.

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"These stories are, every single one of them, little pieces of perfection . . . Short fiction absolutely does not get any better than this, and you will be in seventh heaven until that terrible moment when the audiobook has ended." — Globe and Mail


"These stories are, every single one of them, little pieces of perfection . . . Short fiction absolutely does not get any better than this, and you will be in seventh heaven until that terrible moment when the audiobook has ended." - Globe and Mail

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