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Laundry on the Line

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A Run on Hose

A Run on Hose

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Rona Altrows’ short stories go to the core of what it is to be human — to cherish a departed mate beyond reason, to love a child to distraction, to keep the faith with a friend no matter what, to laugh in the face of self-doubt. This collection delivers a humorous yet poignant series of tales told from the perspectives of women.

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Laundry Lines

Laundry Lines

A Memoir in Stories and Poems
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With grace and courage Ann Elizabeth Carson looks to the past from the perspective of a contemporary feminist. A lively evocation of her aunts and their home in Cheltenham, Ontario reveals the rich and powerful ground for her own emerging sense of herself. As Toronto in the '30s, '40s and '50s comes to life in a rare blend of prose and poetry, Ann Elizabeth is caught unawares as the stories collectively uncover events that shaped her social-political outlook and reveal how our untold stories are …

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Frequent, small loads of laundry

Frequent, small loads of laundry

Poems
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In her debut collection, poet Rhonda Ganz, brazenly mixes darks with lights and dares to peg out the quirky and bizarre, both real and imagined, with all seams showing. From spontaneous combustion to suicide, from pterodactyls to pumpkin pie, Ganz is obsessed with the way people behave in moments of intimacy and domesticity. With her sharp wit and painterly abstractions, she pairs the banal with the absurd to expose the flaws of love –the frayed edges of belief and despair. Strung up, these po …

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Armin's Shorts

Armin's Shorts

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Showcasing a selection of stories from Armin Wiebe's 30 year writing career, Armin's Shorts features tales from the familiarly fictitious Mennonite community of Gutenthal, re-imagined origin stories from the Tli?cho? of the subarctic, and flights of pure fantasy set in modern day Winnipeg.

 

Funny enough to make your "grandmother sit up in her black trough coffin and laugh," and so gut wrenching you'll feel "that clunk in the heart, and that wrunsch in the stomach," master story teller, Armin Wieb …

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Out to Dry in Cape Breton

Out to Dry in Cape Breton

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Like the laundry that greets readers at the start of Anita Laheys astonishing debuthanging on clothelines and bodied out in breezesthe poems in Out to Dry in Cape Breton exist in a state of thrumming levitation. Laheys scampish play with idioms, her accelerated sense of traditional forms, and her omnivorous eye for fresh imagery lead to a poetry constantly streaming with surprises. These are musical, hyperstimulated, shape-shifting poems that draw on their subjectsa high diver, World War I femal …

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Neighbours are Watching

Neighbours are Watching

edition:Paperback
tagged : essays

Tony MacKenzie is a beloved historian, teacher and storyteller. He has written three bestselling books, The Irish in Cape Breton, The Harvest Train, and Scottish Lights. The Neighbours are Watching is Tony's first foray into what might be called "fiction"- but readers will recognize the stories as undoubtedly "true."

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The Erotics of Memory

The Erotics of Memory

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tagged : canadian

The poems in Erotics of Memory explore the wounds of desire that force us together and force us apart. They are sensual dreams about hunters of flesh and lovers who appear in animal or all-too-human shapes.

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