These unsentimental, passionate stories of modern rural life were nominated for the 1986 Governor General’s Award. Retired farmers cruise and booze around the countryside; a farm wife contemplates an affair with the hired hand; a cropduster opens the No Place Bar and Grill.“... a diamond hard realism and authenticity.”—Books in Canada
About the author
Lois Braun was born on a grain farm in southern Manitoba and studied at the University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba. She has been nominated for numerous literary prizes, including the Governor General's Award, the Journey Prize, and the Manitoba Book of the Year Award.