Best Canadian Stories 88

HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG, eds. Best Canadian Stories 88 . Edited by David Helwig & Maggie Helwig. []: (Oberon Press, 1988). Pp. (6),7-214,(2). 8vo, illustrated white card covers. "If the short story is alive and well in Canada today that could be because the Oberon annual, now in its eighteenth year, has provided a home for the growing number of writers who seein the story an appropriate form for this particular time and place. Once again we have the work of some relative newcomers (Genni Gunn, Susan Swan) as well as that of some old hands (Jane Rule, Joyce Marshall).And Timothy Findley and Rohinton Mistry are fresh from Governor General's Awards. This is a rich and varied collection of the best short fiction being written in Canada this year."--from rear cover. Includes the following stories: Carol Shields's "Dressing Up for the Carnival", Timothy Findley's "Bragg and Minna", Tom Marshall's "The Other Mexico", Genni Gunn's "On the Road", Davy James-French's "Heaven Full of Astronauts", Rohinton Mistry's "Facing the Precipice", Douglas Glover's "Why I Decide to Kill Myself & Other Jokes", Joyce Marshall's "Blood and Bone", Bronwen Wallace's "Heart of My Heart", Susan Swan's "Sluts", Ernest Hekkanen's "The Violent Lavender Beast", and Jane Rule's "War's End". Very good. 50.00

Title: Best Canadian Stories 88

Author Name: HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG, eds. SHIELDS, Carol MISTRY, Rohinton FINDLEY, Timothy

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Oberon Press, 1988, ISBN:0887507255:

Seller ID: 96766