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Middle-Aged Boys & Girls
Diane Bracuk
2016
ePub
We all know adults who are stranded in the amber of adolescence. Growing older but not necessarily growing up is the central theme of Middle-Aged Boys & Girls, featuring characters who, to varying degrees, are stuck in adolescent roles of rebel, outcast, enfant terrible and cool kid. All are linked...
Middle-Aged Boys & Girls
Diane Bracuk
2016
Kindle
We all know adults who are stranded in the amber of adolescence. Growing older but not necessarily growing up is the central theme of Middle-Aged Boys & Girls, featuring characters who, to varying degrees, are stuck in adolescent roles of rebel, outcast, enfant terrible and cool kid. All are linked...
Moon On Wild Grasses
Keith Garebian
2013
Kindle
Moon on Wild Grasses, with illustrations by the author, shows the unsuspected scope of a very concise, precise poetic form. Keith Garebian's haiku encompass a wide range of themes in a vividly elegant style that combines the pictorial with the passionate, erotic or reflective. Nature, empirical experience, the self, love,...
Moon On Wild Grasses: Haiku
Keith Garebian
2013
ePub
Moon on Wild Grasses, with illustrations by the author, shows the unsuspected scope of a very concise, precise poetic form. Keith Garebian's haiku encompass a wide range of themes in a vividly elegant style that combines the pictorial with the passionate, erotic or reflective. Nature, empirical experience, the self, love,...
My Father's Hands Spoke In Yiddish
Karen Shenfeld
2011
ePub
Karen Shenfeld's careful, concentrated language draws the reader in. Hers is a charged, physical world where figure skates are "a shock of alpine white," and the Torah's "crowned letters dance." It is also a world marked by profound metaphysical connections where fireflies flash "coded signals of their secret selves." There...
My Father's Hands Spoke In Yiddish
Karen Shenfeld
2011
Kindle
Karen Shenfeld's careful, concentrated language draws the reader in. Hers is a charged, physical world where figure skates are "a shock of alpine white," and the Torah's "crowned letters dance." It is also a world marked by profound metaphysical connections where fireflies flash "coded signals of their secret selves." There...
My Grandmother's Pill
Lisa Pike
2014
ePub
A story of mean drunks and happy ones, and of the women who often outlive them, My Grandmother's Pill is a rollercoaster ride through three generations of abuse and addiction. On the heels of divorce, Maude's relationship with Seamus sets the scene for her struggle to break free.
My Grandmother's Pill
Lisa Pike
2014
Kindle
A story of mean drunks and happy ones, and of the women who often outlive them, My Grandmother's Pill is a rollercoaster ride through three generations of abuse and addiction. On the heels of divorce, Maude's relationship with Seamus sets the scene for her struggle to break free.
My Silent Pledge: A Journey of Struggle, Survival and Remembrance
My Silent Pledge
A Journey of Struggle, Survival and Remembrance
Sidney J. Zoltak
2013
ePub
A child survivor, a child of survivors and a grandchild of a survivor, Sidney Zoltak is all these things. His story about a family that struggled and endured, the generosity of those who saved them against all odds, and a vow never to forget is a remarkable journey through the...
My Silent Pledge: A Journey of Struggle, Survival and Remembrance
My Silent Pledge
A Journey of Struggle, Survival and Remembrance
Sidney J. Zoltak
2013
Kindle
We follow the Zoltak family as they make their way to Italy where young Sidney encounters a generosity of spirit that helps to heal war's wounds and prepares him for life in Canada. Sidney Zoltak's chronicle is a lesson in the importance of honouring your story for the generations to come.
Naked
Luigi Pirandello, Nina da Vinci Nichols
2003
ePub
Naked brilliantly illustrates the theatricalist mode Pirandello invented for dramatizing multiple points of view simultaneously. As characters unwittingly echo each other, we come to see them as aspects of one controlling consciousness, the playwright's. For ultimately, metaphysically, Pirandello's deep subject is the creative process, his characters' as well as his...
Naked
Luigi Pirandello, Nina da Vinci Nichols
2003
Kindle
Naked brilliantly illustrates the theatricalist mode Pirandello invented for dramatizing multiple points of view simultaneously. As characters unwittingly echo each other, we come to see them as aspects of one controlling consciousness, the playwright's. For ultimately, metaphysically, Pirandello's deep subject is the creative process, his characters' as well as his...
Newer Lies
Dan Jalowica
2005
ePub
These meticulous, skillful, and endlessly revealing poems are astounding in their restraint and delicate comprehension of the natural world. Minimal language and brief verses contribute to the precise imagery illustrated in these gorgeously spare narrative lyrics. From East Coker to Northern Ontario, the fine line between poetry and deceit lurks,...
Newer Lies
Dan Jalowica
2005
Kindle
These meticulous, skillful, and endlessly revealing poems are astounding in their restraint and delicate comprehension of the natural world. Minimal language and brief verses contribute to the precise imagery illustrated in these gorgeously spare narrative lyrics. From East Coker to Northern Ontario, the fine line between poetry and deceit lurks,...
A New Geography of Time
Robert Viscusi
2004
ePub
In these poems, objects are occasions in outline. Dogs, cats, pianos, cappuccino, hair dye, snowshoes, parsley, and black raspberries do not simply lie there. They act upon one another and upon us. They demonstrate the laws of time. One birthday is a hundred birthdays. One city disappears into another.
A New Geography of Time
Robert Viscusi
2004
Kindle
In these poems, objects are occasions in outline. Dogs, cats, pianos, cappuccino, hair dye, snowshoes, parsley, and black raspberries do not simply lie there. They act upon one another and upon us. They demonstrate the laws of time. One birthday is a hundred birthdays. One city disappears into another.
Nino Ricci: Essays on His Works
Nino Ricci
Essays on His Works
Marino Tuzi
2016
ePub
This book of essays examines the fictional work of Nino Ricci from a variety of critical perspectives. These perspectives include ideas about literature, culture, identity, politics, and society in terms of Canada and the modern world. Each contributor examines a specific novel or several novels, focusing on the prevailing themes...
Nino Ricci: Essays on His Works
Nino Ricci
Essays on His Works
Marino Tuzi
2016
Kindle
This book of essays examines the fictional work of Nino Ricci from a variety of critical perspectives. These perspectives include ideas about literature, culture, identity, politics, and society in terms of Canada and the modern world. Each contributor examines a specific novel or several novels, focusing on the prevailing themes...
No Place Fit for a Child
Wade Bell
2011
ePub
The accomplished stories found in this book take the reader from Cuba to the Yukon, from a parched landscape in Canada to the cool streets of southern Spain, from Toronto to the Rockies, and from the narrowing world of the dying to the wondrous expanse of a child's imagination. Uncannily...
No Place Fit for a Child
Wade Bell
2011
Kindle
The accomplished stories found in this book take the reader from Cuba to the Yukon, from a parched landscape in Canada to the cool streets of southern Spain, from Toronto to the Rockies, and from the narrowing world of the dying to the wondrous expanse of a child's imagination. Uncannily...
No Safeguards
H. Nigel Thomas
2015
ePub
No Safeguards, the first in a trilogy, follows Jay and his brother Paul from childhood to young adulthood. We witness the destructive impact of fundamentalist Christian beliefs on their mother and father, opposition to those beliefs by the boys' grandmother and each boy's very different response to their parents' religiosity....
No Safeguards
H. Nigel Thomas
2015
Kindle
No Safeguards, the first in a trilogy, follows Jay and his brother Paul from childhood to young adulthood. We witness the destructive impact of fundamentalist Christian beliefs on their mother and father, opposition to those beliefs by the boys' grandmother and each boy's very different response to their parents' religiosity....
Notes of a Mediocre Man: Stories of India and America
Notes of a Mediocre Man
Stories of India and America
Bipin Aurora
2017
ePub
Two brothers come to school and do nothing but tell stories. A young woman works at the Indian Consulate in a major American city. A man goes to a singles dance. An unnamed narrator offers his “notes” on modern-day America. An old Jewish man in a nursing home tells the...
Notes of a Mediocre Man: Stories of India and America
Notes of a Mediocre Man
Stories of India and America
Bipin Aurora
2017
Kindle
Two brothers come to school and do nothing but tell stories. A young woman works at the Indian Consulate in a major American city. A man goes to a singles dance. An unnamed narrator offers his “notes” on modern-day America. An old Jewish man in a nursing home tells the...
Octopus Intelligence
Timothy Quinn
2009
ePub
Set in New York, Tehran, Port au Prince and Tegucigalpa, Octopus Intelligence tells the story of two desperate men. One, a former intelligence contractor suffering from a mysterious ailment, has returned home to find an oblique message spelled out on his bedroom floor. Another, a self-medicating paleontologist, has just discovered...
Octopus Intelligence
Timothy Quinn
2009
Kindle
Set in New York, Tehran, Port au Prince and Tegucigalpa, Octopus Intelligence tells the story of two desperate men. One, a former intelligence contractor suffering from a mysterious ailment, has returned home to find an oblique message spelled out on his bedroom floor. Another, a self-medicating paleontologist, has just discovered...
Of Snow, of Soul
Jüri Talvet, H.L. Hix
2010
ePub
Of Snow, of Soul offers a substantial selection from each of Talvet's three most recent poetry books, Kas sul viinamarju ka on? (Do You Also Have Grapes?, 2001), Unest, lumest (Of Dreams, of Snow, 2005) and Silmad peksavad une seinu (Eyes Beat the Walls of Sleep, 2008).
Of Snow, of Soul
Jüri Talvet, H.L. Hix
2010
Kindle
Of Snow, of Soul offers a substantial selection from each of Talvet's three most recent poetry books, Kas sul viinamarju ka on? (Do You Also Have Grapes?, 2001), Unest, lumest (Of Dreams, of Snow, 2005) and Silmad peksavad une seinu (Eyes Beat the Walls of Sleep, 2008).
On Order and Things
Stefan Psenak, Antonio D'Alfonso
2003
ePub
On Order and Things is the story of an impossible love between a man and a woman. Confused characters living in a senseless world where love and creativity are irrelevant. This poetic narrative is for all of us.
On Order and Things
Stefan Psenak, Antonio D'Alfonso
2003
Kindle
On Order and Things is the story of an impossible love between a man and a woman. Confused characters living in a senseless world where love and creativity are irrelevant. This poetic narrative is for all of us.
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