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GALLANT, Mavis. Home Truths : Selected Canadian Stories. Toronto : Macmillan of Canada, (1981). First Printing. Pp. (10),xi-xxii,(1),-330. 8vo, pink cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Grant & Malcolm, Mavis Gallant: An Annotated Bibliography A6. "In this remarkable collection, Mavis Gall ant offers the reader her unique, clear-eyed vision of Canadians at home and abroad. Ranging in time and place from small-town Quebec in the Depression, to Geneva and Paris in the fifties, to contemporary Vancouver Island, these stories explore the remorseless cruelty of children, the tensions that affect all families, teh dangerous but endearing naivete of young girls in love in Europe, and the terrible distances that divide people who love eachother." - from the dustjacket. Includes the following stories: 1. At Home: "Thank You for the Lovely Tea", "Jorinda and Jorindel", "Saturday", "Up No rth", "Orphans' Progress", and "The Prodigal Parent". 2. Canadians Abroad: "In the Tunnel", "The Ice Wagon Going Down the Street", "Bonaventure", "Virus X". 3. Linnet Muir: "In Youth Is Pleasure", "Between Zero and One", "Varieties of Exile", "Voices Lost in Snow", "The Doctor", "With a Captial T". Very good in dustjacket. Signed by the author to title page. 50.00
Title: Home Truths : Selected Canadian Stories. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.
Publisher: Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1981, ISBN:0771596006:
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