SMYTH, Donna E.
Title: Quilt. First Edition
Publisher:  Women's Press, Toronto, 1982, ISBN:0889610738
Seller ID: 8299
SMYTH, Donna E. Quilt. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) : The Women's Press, (1982). First Printing. Pp. (8),7-121,(5). 8vo, blue art-illustrated cardcoverswith white lettering to front & spine. Donna E. Smyth (b. Kimberly, BC).lo ngtime resident of Nova Scotia and teacher at Acadia University, Wolfville."The quilt which Donna E. Smyth's first novel takes as its title draws tog ether a special Canadian story, the story of a small group of people in rural Nova Scotia. Hazel, Sam and a handful of women who piece together a quilt for a local raffle confront an unusual tragedy in their community - a tragedy that lays bare the raw plight of a battered wife in their midst. In language that is at once straightforward and haunting, 'Quilt' dramatizes thepowerful events that touch ordinary lives." - from the rear cover. Very go od. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 7.00