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 moving suggestions of Nova Scotian identification.
In "The Race," a struggle bride?s amazing lifestyles 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 fight to maintain tune 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 stored considered one of them from drowning.
Writing with empathy, humour, and linguistic precision, Bruneau follows characters who locate themselves attached to Nova Scotia by way of delivery, via makes an attempt at break out and new beginnings, or as a brief resting position, consistently wearing with them their very own idiosyncratic and intricate definitions of "home."
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A Bird on Every Tree: Stories by Carol Bruneau