Who Do You Love? : stories. First edition

By: ROOKE, Leon

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ROOKE, Leon. Who Do You Love? : stories. (Toronto) : McClelland & Stewart, (1992). First Edition. Pp (12),1-200,(2). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers, French flaps. Leon Rooke (b. September 11, 1934, Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, emigrating to Canada in 1969) is a renowned short story writer, novelist and playright. "Who Do You Love? is a rambunctious, wide-ranging stylistically dazzling collection of short stories by Leon Rooke, one of Canada's most acclaimed fiction writers. It is his first book of new stories since 1985. At once disturbing and delightfully humorous, these tweniy-six stories are connected by the thread of human relationships. This is a territoryof betrayal and discovery, misunderstanding and love, where innocence ofte n falls prey to darkness." (from the front flap). Contents : Who Do You Love?; Light Bulbs; The People in the Trees; Sweethearts; Art; Regeneration; The Willies; Red Meat; Want to Play House; Admiral of the Fleet; Daddy Stump; Cornfields; Pretty Pictures; Mama Tuddi Tried; Typical Day in a DesirableWoman's Life; Shut Up; Drivers; LR Loves GL; Extracts from the Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Huron Street Benevolent Society (Unreliable N arrators; The Bucket Brigade; Lunch Detail; Mate's Rap; Choirmaster's Report on Dissension in the Holy Father's Ranks). Very good to fine. With publisher's review stamp to half-title page. 15.00

Title: Who Do You Love? : stories. First edition

Author Name: ROOKE, Leon

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Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1992, ISBN:0771077150:

Seller ID: 100964

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