Atlantica: Stories From the Maritimes and Newfoundland. First Edition


CHOYCE, Lesley, (ed.). Atlantica : Stories From the Maritimes and Newfoundland. Edited by Lesley Choyce. (Fredericton) : Goose Lane, (2001). First Edition. Pp. (4),[5]-232. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with black and dark grey lettering to front cover, black lettering to white spine. Lesley Willis Choyce (b. March 21, 1951, Riverside, New Jersey), novelist, poet, educator and publisher. "Atlantica is a region of the imagination, a territory where story remains essential. Here, lives are woven into anecdote, narrative, legend and myth, and truth takes many forms. Acomplex place, its greatest fortune is its language, its greatest conflicts those within the human heart. ' Atlantica: Stories from the Maritimes and Newfoundland' showcases fiction by twenty of Canada's most exciting authors -- established, newly popular, and emerging. Provocative and contemporary, their stories come from cities and shopping malls as well as from wharves, woods, and farms. Lynn Coady, David Adams Richards, Wayne Johnston, and others recreate Atlantica'sopulent vocabulary and syntax. Laughter and grief, beauty and sorrow are i nseparable in stories by writers including Alistair MacLeod, Sheldon Currie, Herb Curtis, and Donna Morrissey." - from the rear cover. Includes the following stories: Alistair MacLeod's "Clearances", Joan Clark's "The Train Family", Wayne Johnston's "The Boot", Carol Bruneau's "The Tarot Reader", Maureen Hull's "Homarus Americanus", David Helwig's "Missing Notes", Herb Curtis's "The Party", Anne Simpson's "Dreaming Snow", Lynn Coady's "Batter My Heart", Donna Morrissey's "Grieving Nan", J.J. Steinfeld's "The Coinciding of Sosnowiec, Upper Silesia, Poland, 1942, and Banff, Alberta, Canada, 1990)", Budge Wilson's "Mr. Manuel Jenkins", a selection from John Steffler's "The Afterlife of George Cartwright", Helen Porter's "One Saturday", Wayne Curtis's "Heavy Ice", Lesley Choyce's "Dance the Rocks Ashore", Bernice Morgan's "Poems in a Cold Climate", a selection from David Adams Richards's "The Bay of Love and Sorrows", Joan Baxter's "Act of God", and Sheldon Currie's "The Glace Bay Miner's Museum". Very good. 12.50

Title: Atlantica: Stories From the Maritimes and Newfoundland. First Edition

Author Name: CHOYCE, Lesley, (ed.) MacLEOD, Alistair). MORRISSEY, Donna). JOHNSTON, Wayne).

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Goose Lane, Fredericton, 2001, ISBN:0864923090:

Seller ID: 43793

Keywords: LITERATURE NEWFOUNDLAND SHORT STORIES CANADIAN LITERARY FICTION NOVA SCOTIA CANADA NEW BRUNSWICK,