By Carol Bruneau
Carol Bruneau, writer of six acclaimed works of fiction (most lately, These stable Hands), brings her finely honed voice to twelve new tales approximately moving ideas of Nova Scotian id.
In "The Race," a battle bride?s striking existence trajectory unfolds as she competes in a global swim marathon within the Northwest Arm. pressure erupts among a Haligonian couple in "Burning Times," whereas they fight to maintain tune of each other, either bodily and emotionally, on an Italian holiday. In "Polio Beach," cousins assemble oceanside over the need of a lately deceased aunt who as soon as kept considered one of them from drowning.
Writing with empathy, humour, and linguistic precision, Bruneau follows characters who locate themselves hooked up to Nova Scotia by means of beginning, via makes an attempt at get away and new beginnings, or as a short lived resting position, continually sporting with them their very own idiosyncratic and complicated definitions of "home."
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