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Welcome to the circus : stories

Author: Rhonda Douglas
Publisher: Calgary, Alberta : Freehand Books, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These ten strikingly original stories explore love and escape--how we escape to love, escape through love, and escape ourselves and hold on to love. Together, the stories of Welcome to the Circus highlight the courageous, acrobatic circus acts we all learn to perform in search of love.
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Genre/Form: Canadian fiction
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Douglas, Rhonda, 1970-
Welcome to the circus.
(CaOONL)20149069901
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rhonda Douglas
ISBN: 9781554812288 1554812283
OCLC Number: 894750854
Description: 173 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Nous and René Lévesque --
Humanitarian relief --
Love notes for eighth grade --
La République de France v. "Mata Hari" --
Still life with book --
Sounds of our Paleolithic past --
Monday night at the porn emporium --
Welcome to the circus, Sooky baby --
God explains the collapse of the cod fishery --
Cancer oratorio.
Responsibility: by Rhonda Douglas.

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Rhonda Douglas's debut collection dazzles with its daring and dangerous prose. Welcome to the Circus, where every moment is a tight-rope act, precariously balancing on the edge of destruction. These  Read more...

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