By Carol Bruneau
Carol Bruneau, writer of six acclaimed works of fiction (most lately, These solid Hands), brings her finely honed voice to twelve new tales approximately moving options of Nova Scotian identification.
In "The Race," a warfare bride?s impressive existence 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 fight to maintain song 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 stored 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 way of start, via makes an attempt at get away and new beginnings, or as a short lived resting position, continually wearing with them their very own idiosyncratic and complicated definitions of "home."
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