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 transferring options of Nova Scotian id.
In "The Race," a battle bride?s awesome 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 try 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 one in all them from drowning.
Writing with empathy, humour, and linguistic precision, Bruneau follows characters who locate themselves attached to Nova Scotia by way of start, via makes an attempt at break out and new beginnings, or as a short lived resting position, continuously wearing with them their very own idiosyncratic and complicated definitions of "home."
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