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By Carol Bruneau

Carol Bruneau, writer of six acclaimed works of fiction (most lately, These reliable Hands), brings her finely honed voice to twelve new tales approximately transferring recommendations of Nova Scotian identification.

In "The Race," a warfare bride?s extraordinary lifestyles trajectory unfolds as she competes in a global swim marathon within the Northwest Arm. pressure erupts among a Haligonian couple in "Burning Times," whereas they fight to maintain song of each other, either bodily and emotionally, on an Italian holiday. In "Polio Beach," cousins assemble oceanside over the desire of a lately deceased aunt who as soon as kept one in every of them from drowning.

Writing with empathy, humour, and linguistic precision, Bruneau follows characters who locate themselves hooked up to Nova Scotia via delivery, via makes an attempt at get away and new beginnings, or as a short lived resting position, regularly wearing with them their very own idiosyncratic and intricate definitions of "home."

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