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Philipovna: Daughter of Sorrow
Philipovna
Daughter of Sorrow
Valentina Gal
2019
Kindle
Philipovna: The Daughter of Sorrow is a creative non-fiction based on the author's mother's surviving the holodomor [the Ukrainian starvation] in the early 1930's. It is the story of an orphan who goes to live with her aunt in a rural village in the Ukrainian countryside. The aunt swears on...
Philipovna: Daughter of Sorrow
Philipovna
Daughter of Sorrow
Valentina Gal
2019
ePub
Philipovna: The Daughter of Sorrow is a creative non-fiction based on the author's mother's surviving the holodomor [the Ukrainian starvation] in the early 1930's. It is the story of an orphan who goes to live with her aunt in a rural village in the Ukrainian countryside. The aunt swears on...
A Place of Light
Mary Bucci Bush
2011
ePub
Each of these impeccably crafted and sensitive stories is built around the outstanding ordinary individuals, the eccentrics of the rural working class of Mary Bush's native upstate New York. These are gritty depictions of the day-to-day lives of the hardworking poor, carrying with them their secret burdens. At the cores...
A Place of Light
Mary Bucci Bush
2011
Kindle
Each of these impeccably crafted and sensitive stories is built around the outstanding ordinary individuals, the eccentrics of the rural working class of Mary Bush's native upstate New York. These are gritty depictions of the day-to-day lives of the hardworking poor, carrying with them their secret burdens. At the cores...
A Place in the World
Robert Flanagan
2009
ePub
Existentialist in approach, this collection of tightly woven, abstract poems explores ageing and what it means to not be young anymore.
A Place in the World
Robert Flanagan
2009
Kindle
Existentialist in approach, this collection of tightly woven, abstract poems explores ageing and what it means to not be young anymore.
Playing Naomi
Erika Rummel
2011
ePub
Liz is waiting for her big break in Hollywood, when a different offer comes her way. The wealthy Naomi Baum, a best-selling author, asks Liz to impersonate her on the Ted Hillman Show. The reclusive Naomi cannot bear public appearances but is desperate to make contact with another guest on...
Playing Naomi
Erika Rummel
2011
Kindle
Liz is waiting for her big break in Hollywood, when a different offer comes her way. The wealthy Naomi Baum, a best-selling author, asks Liz to impersonate her on the Ted Hillman Show. The reclusive Naomi cannot bear public appearances but is desperate to make contact with another guest on...
Playing To Win
F.G. Paci
2012
ePub
The game of life. Stories about competition in sports and games and activities. The Greek conception of the agon, competitive tests of skill and endurance and fortitude - and experiencing what an old TV show once called the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. There is more, however,...
Playing To Win
F.G. Paci
2012
Kindle
The game of life. Stories about competition in sports and games and activities. The Greek conception of the agon, competitive tests of skill and endurance and fortitude - and experiencing what an old TV show once called the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. There is more, however,...
Poet to Poet: Poems written to poets and the stories that inspired them
Poet to Poet
Poems written to poets and the stories that inspired them
Julie Roorda, Elana Wolff
2013
ePub
Poets find inspiration in all manner of human experience, from the comical to the sombre. The creative processes by which they grow their poems to fruition are as diverse, and often as quirky, as their subjects. But what all poets have in common is their captivation by the work and...
Poet to Poet: Poems written to poets and the stories that inspired them
Poet to Poet
Poems written to poets and the stories that inspired them
Julie Roorda, Elana Wolff
2013
Kindle
Poets find inspiration in all manner of human experience, from the comical to the sombre. The creative processes by which they grow their poems to fruition are as diverse, and often as quirky, as their subjects. But what all poets have in common is their captivation by the work and...
Polish[ed]: Poland Rooted in Canadian Fiction
Polish[ed]
Poland Rooted in Canadian Fiction
Kasia Jaronczyk, Małgorzata Nowaczyk
2017
ePub
Polish(ed): Poland Rooted in Canadian Fiction is the only anthology of Polish-Canadian writing in Canada and includes many internationally acclaimed and award-winning Canadian writers. What is the literary and cultural benefit of a diaspora anthology? It presents work from a community, a family of writers. It represents a cultural contribution...
Polish[ed]: Poland Rooted in Canadian Fiction
Polish[ed]
Poland Rooted in Canadian Fiction
Kasia Jaronczyk, Małgorzata Nowaczyk
2017
Kindle
Polish(ed): Poland Rooted in Canadian Fiction is the only anthology of Polish-Canadian writing in Canada and includes many internationally acclaimed and award-winning Canadian writers. What is the literary and cultural benefit of a diaspora anthology? It presents work from a community, a family of writers. It represents a cultural contribution...
Portrait of a husband with the ashes of his wife
Pan Bouyoucas, Sheila Fischman
2018
ePub
Portrait of a Husband with the Ashes of His Wife addresses themes of destiny and the repercussions of our choices. Before she dies, actress Alma Joncas instructs her husband to bury her ashes where she was happiest. He decides that was their garden. But relatives, friends and Alma's colleagues disagree....
Portrait of a husband with the ashes of his wife
Pan Bouyoucas, Sheila Fischman
2018
Kindle
Portrait of a Husband with the Ashes of His Wife addresses themes of destiny and the repercussions of our choices. Before she dies, actress Alma Joncas instructs her husband to bury her ashes where she was happiest. He decides that was their garden. But relatives, friends and Alma's colleagues disagree....
Prague Memories
Tecia Werbowski
2011
ePub
The two short stories in this collection are steeped in the revelries and tragedies of nostalgia. A woman living in war-torn Prague contemplates revenge against her oppressors but instead chooses to "sleep with the enemy." The stories in this work are set against a glimmering and dangerous Prague-populated by characters...
Prague Memories
Tecia Werbowski
2011
Kindle
The two short stories in this collection are steeped in the revelries and tragedies of nostalgia. A woman living in war-torn Prague contemplates revenge against her oppressors but instead chooses to "sleep with the enemy." The stories in this work are set against a glimmering and dangerous Prague-populated by characters...
Quill of the Dove
Ian Thomas Shaw
2019
ePub
French journalist Marc Taragon is at the apex of his career in 2007. A tenacious idealist, Taragon has spent the last thirty years attempting to bring to readers the truths about the wars and political intrigues of the region. He is unsparing in his criticism of extremists and has earned...
Quill of the Dove
Ian Thomas Shaw
2019
Kindle
French journalist Marc Taragon is at the apex of his career in 2007. A tenacious idealist, Taragon has spent the last thirty years attempting to bring to readers the truths about the wars and political intrigues of the region. He is unsparing in his criticism of extremists and has earned...
Radius Islamicus
Julian Samuel
2018
ePub
Joseph, the tactician behind the Piccadilly Circus bombing and many other such events, finds himself in a nursing home in Pierrefonds, Quebec, where he is losing his mind but regaining his conscience. In Radius Islamicus we see minds that cannot be located by drones carrying Hellfire missiles. These non-state actors,...
Radius Islamicus
Julian Samuel
2018
Kindle
Joseph, the tactician behind the Piccadilly Circus bombing and many other such events, finds himself in a nursing home in Pierrefonds, Quebec, where he is losing his mind but regaining his conscience. In Radius Islamicus we see minds that cannot be located by drones carrying Hellfire missiles. These non-state actors,...
Ramya's Treasure
Pratap Reddy
2018
Kindle
Ramya, an immigrant from India, is nearing her 50th birthday. But there's no cause to cheer. Recently separated, and laid off from work as well, she feels lonely, alienated, and despondent. Then one day she chances upon a sandalwood box containing her cherished childhood treasures, and this triggers the need...
Ramya's Treasure
Pratap Reddy
2018
ePub
Ramya, an immigrant from India, is nearing her 50th birthday. But there's no cause to cheer. Recently separated, and laid off from work as well, she feels lonely, alienated, and despondent. Then one day she chances upon a sandalwood box containing her cherished childhood treasures, and this triggers the need...
Revolt/ Compassion: Six Scripts for Contemporary Performance
Revolt/ Compassion
Six Scripts for Contemporary Performance
Michael Springate
2019
ePub
Revolt/Compassion gathers together six important works by Michael Springate: Historical Bliss, Dog and Crow, The Consolation of Philosophy, Freeport Texas, Kareena, and Kut: Shock and Awe. Written and produced over a twenty-five year period, they capture an expansive range of interests and influences, and reflect the artistic interdisciplinarity which has...
Revolt/ Compassion: Six Scripts for Contemporary Performance
Revolt/ Compassion
Six Scripts for Contemporary Performance
Michael Springate
2019
Kindle
Revolt/Compassion gathers together six important works by Michael Springate: Historical Bliss, Dog and Crow, The Consolation of Philosophy, Freeport Texas, Kareena, and Kut: Shock and Awe. Written and produced over a twenty-five year period, they capture an expansive range of interests and influences, and reflect the artistic interdisciplinarity which has...
Robert Kroetsch: Essays on His Works
Robert Kroetsch
Essays on His Works
Nicole Markotić
2017
ePub
These essays span the period of Kroetsch's writing. Included are previously published and new essays that cover (some of) his novels, (some of) his poetry, and even (some of) his critical writing. The contributors include writers who knew Kroetsch well and those who only met him on the page; critics...
Robert Kroetsch: Essays on His Works
Robert Kroetsch
Essays on His Works
Nicole Markotić
2017
Kindle
These essays span the period of Kroetsch's writing. Included are previously published and new essays that cover (some of) his novels, (some of) his poetry, and even (some of) his critical writing. The contributors include writers who knew Kroetsch well and those who only met him on the page; critics...
A Rogue's Decameron
Stan Rogal
2018
ePub
A Rogue's Decameron consists of ten tales based within the spirit of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales and Boccaccio's The Decameron: extravagance, joy and ribald humour around sex, lust, vice, death and other “hungers” of human beings. Using similar framing technique as these works, the stories explore themes such as social commentary and...
A Rogue's Decameron
Stan Rogal
2018
Kindle
A Rogue's Decameron consists of ten tales based within the spirit of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales and Boccaccio's The Decameron: extravagance, joy and ribald humour around sex, lust, vice, death and other “hungers” of human beings. Using similar framing technique as these works, the stories explore themes such as social commentary and...
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