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…And Along Came Alexis
Emma Pivato
2021
ePub
...And Along Came Alexis is a book about choices and consequences. The author's youngest daughter, Alexis, was born in 1978 with multiple disabilities, including blindness, an intractable seizure disorder and spastic quadriplegia. The choice to keep her at home despite medical advice resulted in a limiting of career opportunities for...
…And Along Came Alexis
Emma Pivato
2021
Kindle
...And Along Came Alexis is a book about choices and consequences. The author's youngest daughter, Alexis, was born in 1978 with multiple disabilities, including blindness, an intractable seizure disorder and spastic quadriplegia. The choice to keep her at home despite medical advice resulted in a limiting of career opportunities for...
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Joy Cohen
2021
ePub
If small-town reporter Polly Stern has to cover one more manure runoff story, she's going to lose her already unmindful mind. Polly thought she'd end up as a serious photojournalist, traveling the world, meeting important people, and documenting significant environmental and social events. Life didn't turn out as expected. With...
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Joy Cohen
2021
Kindle
If small-town reporter Polly Stern has to cover one more manure runoff story, she's going to lose her already unmindful mind. Polly thought she'd end up as a serious photojournalist, traveling the world, meeting important people, and documenting significant environmental and social events. Life didn't turn out as expected. With...
8:17 pm, rue Darling
Bernard Émond, John Gilmore
2014
ePub
Gérard is an alcoholic and former crime reporter, gone back to live in the impoverished Montreal neighbourhood where he grew up. One night, his shoelace comes undone, delaying his return home and saving his life when his apartment building mysteriously blows up. Six of his neighbours are dead, others are...
8:17 pm, rue Darling
Bernard Émond, John Gilmore
2014
Kindle
Gérard is an alcoholic and former crime reporter, gone back to live in the impoverished Montreal neighbourhood where he grew up. One night, his shoelace comes undone, delaying his return home and saving his life when his apartment building mysteriously blows up. Six of his neighbours are dead, others are...
Across the Face of the Storm
Jerome R. Adams
2021
ePub
This is an apprenticeship novel, the story of Isabel Cooper, 17, and her 15-year-old brother, Frederick. In early 1911, they leave their Georgetown home after the sudden death of their Mexican mother. They are determined to find their father, a college professor who -- like many American leftists -- had...
Across the Face of the Storm
Jerome R. Adams
2021
Kindle
This is an apprenticeship novel, the story of Isabel Cooper, 17, and her 15-year-old brother, Frederick. In early 1911, they leave their Georgetown home after the sudden death of their Mexican mother. They are determined to find their father, a college professor who -- like many American leftists -- had...
Africadian Atlantic: Essays on George Elliott Clarke
Africadian Atlantic
Essays on George Elliott Clarke
Joseph Pivato
2012
ePub
This collection features essays on Nova Scotia-born poet, playwright and literary critic George Elliott Clarke. Instrumental in promoting the writing of Canadian writers of African descent, Clarke's work has won awards including the Governor General's Award for poetry, a National Magazine Gold Medal Award for Poetry, the prestigious Trudeau Fellowship...
Africadian Atlantic: Essays on George Elliott Clarke
Africadian Atlantic
Essays on George Elliott Clarke
Joseph Pivato
2012
Kindle
This collection features essays on Nova Scotia-born poet, playwright and literary critic George Elliott Clarke. Instrumental in promoting the writing of Canadian writers of African descent, Clarke's work has won awards including the Governor General's Award for poetry, a National Magazine Gold Medal Award for Poetry, the prestigious Trudeau Fellowship...
after words
Stan Rogal
2014
ePub
The idea for this collection was to offer a tip of the hat to people whose lives and/or works have influenced the author. Each piece is forwarded by a short background story as well as an epigram which provides some descriptive entry and flavour. The key was to construct these...
after words
Stan Rogal
2014
Kindle
The idea for this collection was to offer a tip of the hat to people whose lives and/or works have influenced the author. Each piece is forwarded by a short background story as well as an epigram which provides some descriptive entry and flavour. The key was to construct these...
Against The Light
Tiziano Broggiato, Patricia Hanley, Maria Laura Mosco
2013
ePub
This collection presents a bilingual Italian-English selection of the poetry of Tiziano Broggiato, winner of the prestigious Premio Montale. The translations, by Canadians Patricia Hanley and Maria Laura Mosco, bring to North American audiences the poetry of an author who has already been translated into half a dozen languages.
Against The Light
Tiziano Broggiato, Patricia Hanley, Maria Laura Mosco
2013
Kindle
This collection presents a bilingual Italian-English selection of the poetry of Tiziano Broggiato, winner of the prestigious Premio Montale. The translations, by Canadians Patricia Hanley and Maria Laura Mosco, bring to North American audiences the poetry of an author who has already been translated into half a dozen languages.
Against the Machine: Luddites
Brian Van Norman
2020
ePub
At war against Napoleon near bankrupt English mill-masters experiment with a new factory system acquiring machines to replace men. A young worker leads the Luddites attacking mills and smashing machines. With increased assaults and even murder North England feels the grip of terrorism. Government agents attempt to suppress the rebellion....
Against the Machine: Luddites
Brian Van Norman
2020
Kindle
At war against Napoleon near bankrupt English mill-masters experiment with a new factory system acquiring machines to replace men. A young worker leads the Luddites attacking mills and smashing machines. With increased assaults and even murder North England feels the grip of terrorism. Government agents attempt to suppress the rebellion....
Against the Machine: Manifesto
Brian Van Norman
2021
ePub
Mel Buckworth, dependable family man, loses his manufacturing job through recession. Having lost his sense of purpose his pride sidelines him as he discerns his lack of digital skills so apparent in his children's generation. He is galled by his daughter Dani's university friend, Stanley Best, who is about...
Against the Machine: Manifesto
Brian Van Norman
2021
Kindle
Mel Buckworth, dependable family man, loses his manufacturing job through recession. Having lost his sense of purpose his pride sidelines him as he discerns his lack of digital skills so apparent in his children's generation. He is galled by his daughter Dani's university friend, Stanley Best, who is about...
Alice Munro Country: Essays on Her Works I
Alice Munro Country
Essays on Her Works I
J.R. (Tim) Struthers
2020
ePub
This rich volume begins with a very good-humoured memoir, “Alice Munro: Not Bad Short Story Writer,” by Munro's renowned Canadian publisher, Douglas Gibson, followed by powerful autobiographical pieces by fiction writer Jack Hodgins, playwright Judith Thompson, poet John B. Lee, poet-playwright-teacher James Reaney, and local historian Reg Thompson. Overall, the...
Alice Munro Country: Essays on Her Works I
Alice Munro Country
Essays on Her Works I
J.R. (Tim) Struthers
2020
Kindle
This rich volume begins with a very good-humoured memoir, “Alice Munro: Not Bad Short Story Writer,” by Munro's renowned Canadian publisher, Douglas Gibson, followed by powerful autobiographical pieces by fiction writer Jack Hodgins, playwright Judith Thompson, poet John B. Lee, poet-playwright-teacher James Reaney, and local historian Reg Thompson. Overall, the...
Alice Munro Everlasting: Essays on Her Works II
Alice Munro Everlasting
Essays on Her Works II
J.R. (Tim) Struthers
2020
ePub
This rich volume begins with a major new essay by renowned short story critic and theorist Charles E. May, “Returning to the Source: Alice Munro, Flannery O'Connor, and Eudora Welty,” followed by a major new essay by one of Munro's most long-standing and most perceptive readers, Catherine Sheldrick Ross, identifying...
Alice Munro Everlasting: Essays on Her Works II
Alice Munro Everlasting
Essays on Her Works II
J.R. (Tim) Struthers
2020
Kindle
This rich volume begins with a major new essay by renowned short story critic and theorist Charles E. May, “Returning to the Source: Alice Munro, Flannery O'Connor, and Eudora Welty,” followed by a major new essay by one of Munro's most long-standing and most perceptive readers, Catherine Sheldrick Ross, identifying...
All That Lies Between Us
Maria Mazziotti Gillan
2011
ePub
Constructed in the form of a memoir, these poems take on an emotional tone as the author details the story of her life. The collection is populated by her memories of childhood, courtships and marriage, family illness, children, and grandchildren. At its core is a woman struggling to deal with...
All That Lies Between Us
Maria Mazziotti Gillan
2011
Kindle
Constructed in the form of a memoir, these poems take on an emotional tone as the author details the story of her life. The collection is populated by her memories of childhood, courtships and marriage, family illness, children, and grandchildren. At its core is a woman struggling to deal with...
Amphetamine Heart
Liz Worth
2011
ePub
Filtered through insomnia and distress signals, Amphetamine Heart pumps out an atonal pulse over flashes of lowered inhibitions. Channelling punk and heavy metal influences, this poetry collection's soundtrack is set to a backdrop of boozecans and broken glass. Written over a three-year period, these poems are linked by discomfort and...
Amphetamine Heart
Liz Worth
2011
Kindle
Filtered through insomnia and distress signals, Amphetamine Heart pumps out an atonal pulse over flashes of lowered inhibitions. Channelling punk and heavy metal influences, this poetry collection's soundtrack is set to a backdrop of boozecans and broken glass. Written over a three-year period, these poems are linked by discomfort and...
An Idea About My Dead Uncle
K.R. Wilson
2019
ePub
A young, mixed-race composer, raised without meaningful connections to his Chinese heritage and struggling with identity issues, travels to China in search of his long-missing uncle, an uncle who vanished in the aftermath of Tiananmen Square. An Idea About My Dead Uncle--winner of the inaugural Guernica Prize for the best...
An Idea About My Dead Uncle
K.R. Wilson
2019
Kindle
A young, mixed-race composer, raised without meaningful connections to his Chinese heritage and struggling with identity issues, travels to China in search of his long-missing uncle, an uncle who vanished in the aftermath of Tiananmen Square. An Idea About My Dead Uncle--winner of the inaugural Guernica Prize for the best...
Angelina's Lips
Giuseppe Conte, Robert Buranello
2011
ePub
To be Hitchcockian about it, the story deals with the relationship between [Umberto] Umber, a professor of comparative literature, and a Dr. Jamshid Kloster, an experimental physicist whom Umber meets on a Laguna Beach bench as Diane Keaton, a long-time Laguna Beach resident, strolls by. Umber’s other obsession or, perhaps,...
Angelina's Lips
Giuseppe Conte, Robert Buranello
2011
Kindle
To be Hitchcockian about it, the story deals with the relationship between Umberto Umber, a professor of comparative literature, and a Dr. Jamshid Kloster, an experimental physicist whom Umber meets on a Laguna Beach bench. Umber's … his deepest regret is that he will never be able to know any...
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