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Urquhart, Jane (ed); Ehtel Wilson; Margaret Atwood; Sheila Watson; Ernest Buckler; Nancy Lee; Elizabeth Hay; M. G. Vassanji; Dennis Bock; Alistair MacLeod; Alice Munro; Carol Shields; Eric McCormack; Lynn Coady; Michael Ondaatje; Mavis Gallant; Rudy Wiebe

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ISBN 10: 0670064939 / ISBN 13: 9780670064939
Published by Penguin Canada, Toronto, 2007
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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-----The scan you see is the book you get. Grey boards with black lettering on spine, headband, xv, 696 pages, Near Fine condition, dust jacket is in Near Fine condition. "---well over sixty extraordinary short stories by over 60 authors, spanning more than a century of rich, diverse prose. Short stories such as these also bring us to a clearer understanding of this brief, beautiful thing called human life, of our need to see it mirrored in art, and of our desire to hold it up to the light." Check out the scans. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 010802

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Title: Penguin Book of Canadian Short Stories - On ...

Publisher: Penguin Canada, Toronto

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition 1st Printing.

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This stunning collection of 60 stories—over a century’s worth of the best Canadian literature by an extraordinary array of our finest writers—has been selected and is introduced by award-winning writer Jane Urquhart. Urquhart’s selection includes stories by major literary figures such as Mavis Gallant, Carol Shields, Alistair MacLeod, and Margaret Atwood, and wonderful stories by younger writers, including Dennis Bock, Joseph Boyden, and Madeleine Thien. This collection is uniquely organized into five parts: the immigrant experience, urban life, family drama, fantasy and metaphor, and celebrating the past.

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Jane Urquhart is the author of several award-winning books, including A Map of Glass and The Stone Carvers.

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