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published: Oct 1994
ISBN:9780920953631
publisher: Cormorant Books

Missing Persons

by Jan Thornhill

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list price: $12.95
edition:Paperback
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published: Oct 1994
ISBN:9780920953631
publisher: Cormorant Books
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In her first collection of short fiction, Giangrande explores the lives of people who inhabit the broken terrain of the late twentieth century. A man saves memory from the blur of media events by finding a tool more potent than television. . . an Ontario farmer reaps a strange harvest in the garden of a Lebanese exile. . . a photographer uses her creative eye to unravel the mystery of missing friend. . . an antiwar march pushes a woman into the life of her beloved twin destroyed by Vietnam. . . . Faced with the disappearance of homeland, memory and innocence, these short stories powerfully explore interpretative material for lifes dance.

About the Author

Jan Thornhill is an author and illustrator who brings her fascination with the natural world to her books for children. They include The Tragic Tale of the Great Auk (Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award finalist); I Found a Dead Bird (National Parenting Publications Gold Award, Norma Fleck Award, Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada Information Book Award); The Wildlife 123 (UNICEF-Ezra Jack Keats International Award, Governor General’s Award finalist) and The Wildlife ABC (Governor General’s Award finalist). Jan has also won the Vicky Metcalf Award. She spends her spare time in the woods obsessively collecting and cataloging wild mushrooms and slime molds. She lives near Havelock, Ontario.

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