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Stranger Things Have Happened

by (author) Carmelita McGrath

Breakwater Books Ltd.
Initial publish date
Sep 1999
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 1999
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Carmelita McGrath's second collection of fiction explores the psychic and emotional realm of everyday life. Travelling from a 1930s Newfoundland outport to present day St. John's, these fourteen stories, bringing to life the world of ordinary girls and women who come to know that "redemption is something we reach for, but don't get. A little grace, now, that's a different matter..."

About the author

Wendy McGrath’s poetry has been published in CV2, Prism international, NeWest Review, Tessera, Room of One’s Own, Orbis, and Grain. Her verse has been broadcast on CBC Radio and her work has appeared in several anthologies. Previously she published Go Van Gogh, a chapbook of her poetry. In 1998 she received the James Patrick Folinsbee Prize from the University of Alberta’s Department of English. She lives in Edmonton, AB. Common Place Ecstasies (Beach Holme, 2000) is her first book of collected poetry.

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