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Fiction Short Stories (single Author)

Last Notes And Other Stories

by (author) Tamas Dobozy

Publisher
HarperCollins
Initial publish date
Feb 2006
Category
Short Stories (single author)
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780006393856
    Publish Date
    Feb 2006
    List Price
    $16.95
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780002005906
    Publish Date
    Mar 2005
    List Price
    $24.95

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Description

This brilliant collection is the amazing debut of a singular newvoice, capturing the post-war European immigrant world and contemporary Canadianlife. In several stories, the experience of immigration is explored through anew generation, one that cannot understand the importing of old hatreds and oldpassions. In other stories, the complexities of everyday life are depicted: ayoung couple who settle their marital differences by boxing, a man who tries tocome to terms with a friend’s suicide, a brother who looks after a seriouslydisturbed sibling.

The stories in Last Notes dazzle with their intellect,wit and hidden emotional depths. A young yet mature voice, Dobozy joins theranks of celebrated new Canadian writers who are making their own sense ofhistory.

About the author

Tamas Dobozy was born in Nanaimo, BC, and has spent much of his life on the West Coast, in Powell River, Victoria, and Vancouver. He has also lived in Toronto, Montreal, and Budapest, Hungary. His work has been published in journals throughout North America, and in 1995 he won the annual sub-TERRAIN short fiction contest. After receiving his PhD in English from the University of British Columbia, he moved to St. John`s, Newfoundland, to teach full time in the Department of Language and Literature at Memorial University. His first book was Doggone. He was nominated for the prestigous Pushcart Prize for his story "Tales of a Hungarian Resistance". When X Equals Marylou was also been shortlisted for the Danuta Gleed Award.

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