New PDF release: A Bird on Every Tree: Stories

By Carol Bruneau

Carol Bruneau, writer of six acclaimed works of fiction (most lately, These stable Hands), brings her finely honed voice to twelve new tales approximately moving options of Nova Scotian id.

In "The Race," a struggle bride?s outstanding lifestyles 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 try to maintain music of each other, either bodily and emotionally, on an Italian holiday. In "Polio Beach," cousins assemble oceanside over the need of a lately deceased aunt who as soon as kept certainly one of them from drowning.

Writing with empathy, humour, and linguistic precision, Bruneau follows characters who locate themselves attached to Nova Scotia by means of start, via makes an attempt at break out and new beginnings, or as a brief resting position, constantly wearing with them their very own idiosyncratic and intricate definitions of "home."

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