By Carol Bruneau
Carol Bruneau, writer of six acclaimed works of fiction (most lately, These reliable Hands), brings her finely honed voice to twelve new tales approximately transferring recommendations of Nova Scotian identification.
In "The Race," a battle bride?s awesome 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 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 one among them from drowning.
Writing with empathy, humour, and linguistic precision, Bruneau follows characters who locate themselves hooked up to Nova Scotia via beginning, via makes an attempt at get away and new beginnings, or as a short lived resting position, constantly wearing with them their very own idiosyncratic and complicated definitions of "home."
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