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Willem De Kooning's paintbrush : stories

Author: Kerry-Lee Powell
Publisher: Toronto : HarperAvenue, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"An unflinching and masterful collection of award-winning stories, this is a career-making debut. Ranging from an island holiday gone wrong to a dive bar on the upswing to a yuppie mother in a pricey subdivision seeing her worst fears come true, these deftly written stories are populated by barkeeps, good men down on their luck, rebellious teens, lonely immigrants, dreamers and realists, fools and quiet heroes."--
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Short stories, Canadian
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kerry-Lee Powell
ISBN: 9781443435772 1443435775 9781443453974 1443453978
OCLC Number: 930777558
Description: 252 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: In a kingdom beneath the sea --
Willem de Kooning's paintbrush --
Kindness --
Firebirds --
Property of Fatty --
Moon cakes --
Scenes of Acapulco --
The prince of Chang --
Social studies --
Talking of Michelangelo --
The spirit of things --
In the company of others --
Vulnerable adults --
There are two pools you may drink from --
Right or wrong.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Kerry Lee Powell.

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"An unflinching and masterful collection of award-winning stories, this is a career-making debut. Ranging from an island holiday gone wrong to a dive bar on the upswing to a yuppie mother in a pricey subdivision seeing her worst fears come true, these deftly written stories are populated by barkeeps, good men down on their luck, rebellious teens, lonely immigrants, dreamers and realists, fools and quiet heroes."--

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