Running the Whale's Back : Stories of Faith and Doubt in Atlantic Canada. Paperback.


ATKINSON, Andrew and Mark HARRIS, eds. Running the Whale's Back : Stories of Faith and Doubt in Atlantic Canada. Edited by Andrew Atkinson and Mark Harris. [Cover artwork by David Blackwood]. (Fredericton): Goose Lane Editions, (2013). Pp. (10),11-303,(1). 8vo, illustrated dark grey card covers withwhite lettering to front cover and spine. "Two men freeze solid during a b lizzard, their bodies posed until spring. A minister discovers his wife's Internet infidelities. A former nun discusses 'Hanging up the habit' on a talk show. A ski jumper takes off... and never lands. In an unmistakable chorus of Atlantic accents, 'Running the Whale's Back' offers a host of stoiresfrom Eastern Canada's brightest literary talents. Exploring the precarious terrain of faith and doubt, these authors p[en rough-hewn, weather-beaten accounts of spirituality and religion. Consider yourself forewarned: there's grit in these stories." - from the rear cover. Includes: Andrew Atkinson's "Fish Stories or Some Likeness Thereof", Michel [sic] Crummey's "Miracles"; Sheldon Currie's "The Accident"; Joan Clark's "Salvation"; David Adams Richards's "We, Who Have Never Suffered"; Kenneth J. Harvey's "Two Crosses";Clive Doucet's "Miracle Potatoes"; Deborah Joy Corey's "Discovery"; Ann-Ma rie MacDonald's "Cave Paintings"; Michael Hennessey's "The Priest and the Pallbearer"; Alistair MacLeod's "Vision"; Lynn Coady's "Batter My Heart"; Carol Bruneau's "Doves"; Jessica Grant's "My Husband's Jump"; Samuel Thomas Martin's "Running the Whale's Back"; Michelle Butler Hallett's "The Shadow Side of Grace"; Michael Winter's "Stay the Way You Are"; D.R. MacDonald's "The Flowers of Bermuda"; Kathleen Winter's "French Doors"; and Ann Copeland's "Rupture". Very good. 12.50

Title: Running the Whale's Back : Stories of Faith and Doubt in Atlantic Canada. Paperback.

Author Name: ATKINSON, Andrew and Mark HARRIS, eds. CRUMMEY, Michael. MacLEOD, Alistair. WINTER, Kathleen.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton, 2013, ISBN:9780864929136:

Seller ID: 107483

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