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Missing Persons

Giangrande, Carole

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ISBN 10: 0920953638 / ISBN 13: 9780920953631
Published by Cormorant Books, 1994
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Title: Missing Persons

Publisher: Cormorant Books

Publication Date: 1994

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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In her first collection of short fiction, Giangrande explores the lives of people who inhabit the broken terrain of the late twentieth century. A man saves memory from the blur of media events by finding a tool more potent than television. . . an Ontario farmer reaps a strange harvest in the garden of a Lebanese exile. . . a photographer uses her creative eye to unravel the mystery of missing friend. . . an antiwar march pushes a woman into the life of her beloved twin destroyed by Vietnam. . . . Faced with the disappearance of homeland, memory and innocence, these short stories powerfully explore interpretative material for lifes dance.

About the Author:

Carole Giangrande was born in Mount Vernon, NY, and grew up in New York City and its suburbs. She came to Toronto in 1962 to study at the University of Toronto. She has worked as a journalist with CBC Radio and published two works of creative non-fiction, The Nuclear North (1983) and Down to Earth: The Crisis in Canadian Farming (1985). Her previous books of literary fiction include the short story collection, Missing Persons, and the novel, A Forest Burning. She lives in Toronto with her husband, Brian Gibson.

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