My Broken Hero : and Other Stories First Edition, Signed

By: HENNESSEY, Michael

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HENNESSEY, Michael. My Broken Hero : and Other Stories. (Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island) : Ragweed Press, (1992). First Edition. Pp (10),11-190,(2). 8vo (140 x 215 mm), art-illustrated grey cardcovers, with a b&w photo of on rear cover.
Cover art : "Red Box #2" by Brenda Whiteway.

Michael Hennessey (b. May 23, 1926, Charlottetown).

"Michael Hennessey's second collection of stories takes us from the precarious innocence of the 1940s to the tumultuous present day on Prince Edward Island. From young men on the verge of knowledge and loss before they go to war, to modern struggles with alcohol and patronage, Hennessey breathes life into his 'broken heroes' and treats us to a rare vision of the Island."

Sixteen stories arranged in two sections.

Then.
Ride Please!
My Broken Hero.
The Summer of the Model T.
Angels Flying Too Close to the Ground.
The Farm.
An Afternoon at the Races.

Now.
Mick Hogan's Rosary.
In the Corner Store.
One from the Short List.
Orphans.
Loss.
Idle Hands.
A Woman's Touch.
The Passion of Old Griefs.
Improving Contact.

Previous owner's inkstamp to title page, else very good. Signed, with an inscription by Hennessey on the title page. 25.00

Title: My Broken Hero : and Other Stories First Edition, Signed

Author Name: HENNESSEY, Michael

Categories: 40,

Publisher: Ragweed Press, 1992,: 1992

ISBN Number: 0921556241

ISBN Number 13: 9780921556244

Seller ID: 44285

Keywords: PEI LITERATURE SHORT STORIES STORY CANADA CANADIAN FICTION LITERARY PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND,