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Home Truths : Selected Canadian Stories.

Author: Mavis Gallant
Publisher: Newburyport : Open Road Media, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The quilt of the Canadian experience is sewn by one of the nation's greatest treasures Canada is one of the world's most diverse and gorgeous countries, stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific, with a wealth of experiences and people to match its incredible size and breadth. The nation's impressive variety is on display in Home Truths, Mavis Gallant's ode to her home country through stories. Gallant moves  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gallant, Mavis.
Home Truths : Selected Canadian Stories.
Newburyport : Open Road Media, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mavis Gallant
ISBN: 9781497685093 1497685095
OCLC Number: 894170404
Description: 1 online resource (411 pages)
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; An Introduction; At Home; Thank You for the Lovely Tea; Jorinda and Jorindel; Saturday; Up North; Orphans' Progress; The Prodigal Parent; Canadians Abroad; In the Tunnel; The Ice Wagon Going Down the Street; Bonaventure; Virus X; Linnet Muir; In Youth is Pleasure; Between Zero and One; Varieties of Exile; Voices Lost in Snow; The Doctor; With a Capital T; About the Author; Copyright Page.

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The quilt of the Canadian experience is sewn by one of the nation's greatest treasures Canada is one of the world's most diverse and gorgeous countries, stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific, with a wealth of experiences and people to match its incredible size and breadth. The nation's impressive variety is on display in Home Truths, Mavis Gallant's ode to her home country through stories. Gallant moves effortlessly through time and place, taking the reader from Depression-era Quebec to 1950s Paris to contemporary Vancouver while dealing with the universal themes of the innocence o.

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