By Carol Bruneau
Carol Bruneau, writer of six acclaimed works of fiction (most lately, These reliable Hands), brings her finely honed voice to twelve new tales approximately moving innovations of Nova Scotian id.
In "The Race," a battle bride?s amazing lifestyles trajectory unfolds as she competes in a world swim marathon within the Northwest Arm. pressure erupts among a Haligonian couple in "Burning Times," whereas they try to maintain tune of each other, either bodily and emotionally, on an Italian holiday. In "Polio Beach," cousins assemble oceanside over the desire of a lately deceased aunt who as soon as kept one in all them from drowning.
Writing with empathy, humour, and linguistic precision, Bruneau follows characters who locate themselves attached to Nova Scotia by way of beginning, via makes an attempt at get away and new beginnings, or as a brief resting position, constantly wearing with them their very own idiosyncratic and intricate definitions of "home."
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