Title: Kiss the Joy As It Flies.
Publisher:  Vagrant Press, Halifax, 2008, ISBN:9781551096537
Seller ID: 80427
FITCH, Sheree. Kiss the Joy As It Flies. (Halifax) : Vagrant Press, (2008).First Edition. Pp (6),-312,(2). 8vo, blue card covers, French flaps. S heree Fitch is an award-winning children's author who spends part of her time in Nova Scotia. This is her first novel for adults. "Panic-stricken by the news that she needs exploratory surgery, forty-eight-year-old Mercy Beth Fanjoy drafts a monumental "to do" list and sets about putting her messy life in order. But tidying up the edges of her life means the past comes rushing back to haunt her and the present keeps throwing up more to do's. Between fits of weeping and laughter, ranting and bliss, Mercy must contemplate the meaning of life in the face of her own death. In a week filled with the riot of an entire life, nothing turns out the way she'd expected." - from the front flap. Very good to fine. 12.00