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Random Gospel. pb.

By: HELWIG, David AKHMATOVA, Anna.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oberon, 1996,:

Seller ID: 37017


HELWIG, David. A Random Gospel. [Ottawa]: (Oberon Press, 1996). Pp 103. 8vo, card covers. Vg. 10.00 View more info

72 : New Canadian Stories. Pbk

By: HELWIG, David and Joan HARCOURT, (eds.) ATWOOD, Margaret RULE, Jane MCWHIRTER, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oberon, 1972, ISBN:0887500676:

Seller ID: 45015


HELWIG, David and Joan HARCOURT, (eds.). 72 : New Canadian Stories. [Ottawa]: (Oberon, 1972). Paperback Edition. Pp (6), 7-135, (1). 8vo, black card covers. Includes the following stories: Leo Simpson's "The Ferris Wheel", Jane Rule' "Brother and Sister", John Newlove's "The Story of a Cat", Don Bailey's "A Bauble for Bernice", George McWhirter's "The Harbinger", Beth Harvor's "Magicians", John Sandman's "One for the Road", Nora Keeling's "The Year", Andreas Schroeder's "The Mill", Gail Fox's "The Man who Killed Heming... View more info

75 : New Canadian Stories. Pbk

By: HELWIG, David and Joan HARCOURT, (eds.) GIBBS, Robert PERCY, H.R. FINDLEY, Timothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oberon, 1975, ISBN:0887501672:

Seller ID: 5866


HELWIG, David and Joan HARCOURT, (eds.). 75 : New Canadian Stories. N.pl.: (Oberon, 1975). Pp (8), 9-208. Paperback Edition. 8vo, brown illustrated card covers. Includes the following stories: Leo Simpson's "The Lady and the Travelling Salesman", Joyce Marshall's "Summer", Timothy Findley's "Losers,Finders : Strangers at the Door", Robert Gibb's "You Know What Thought Did ", J. Michael Yates's "Something is Nothing", Don Bailey's "Eric the Red", Sean Virgo's "Home and Native Land", H.R. Percy's "Falling for Mavis", JaneRule's "... View more info

73 : New Canadian Stories.

By: HELWIG, David and Joan HARCOURT, (eds.) HORWOOD, Harold COHEN, Matt DREW, Wayland

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, Ottawa, 1973, ISBN:0887500897:

Seller ID: 82812


HELWIG, David and Joan HARCOURT, (eds.). 73 : New Canadian Stories. [Ottawa] : Oberon Press, (1973). Paperback Edition. Pp (3), 4-175,(1). 8vo, black card covers, lettered in white and blue. Includes the following stories: John Metcalf's "The Strange Aberration of Mr. Ken Smythe", Merna Summers's "The Blizzard", Joyce Marshall's "A Private Place", Hugh Garner's "Losers weepers", Dale Zieroth's "Jeremy, His Arrangements", Jean-Guy Carrier's "A Strangeness of Habit, a Twist of Mind", Harold Horwood's "The Shell Collector", Matt Cohen's "... View more info

74 : New Canadian Stories. Pbk

By: HELWIG, David and Joan HARCOURT, (eds.) MUNRO, Alice COHEN, Matt FINDLEY, Timothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oberon, 1974, ISBN:0887501273:

Seller ID: 103331


HELWIG, David and Joan HARCOURT, (eds.). 74 : New Canadian Stories. N.pl.: (Oberon, 1974). Paperback Edition. Pp (4), 5-155, (5). 8vo, white illustrated card covers. Includes the following stories: Fred Euringer's "The Rat and the Goose", Margaret Gibson Gilboord's "Ada", David McFadden's "The Pleasures of Love", Audrey Thomas's "Rapunzel", Thomas Ferris's "The Gun Closet", John Sandman's "The Real Mrs. Hunter", Wayland Drew's "Wood", Harold Horwood's "Coming to an End", W.D. Valgardson's "Hunting", Timothy Findley's "The Book of Pins", Matt Cohen's "The Secret" and Alice Munro's "Home" [Thack... View more info

Best Canadian Stories 91. First hardcover edition in dust jacket.

By: HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG (eds.) DIAMOND, Ann McWHIRTER, George DYMENT, Margaret

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Oberon, 1991, ISBN:0887508553:

Seller ID: 103113


HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG (eds.). Best Canadian Stories 91. N.pl.: (Oberon, 1991). First Hardcover Printing. Pp. (4),5-169,(7). 8vo, black clothwith white spine lettering. "Best Canadian Stories is the oldest, most res pected and most widely read anthology of short fiction in Canada today. David Helwig dreamed up the idea in 1971 and at the time it seemed wildly unrealistic. Over the years, however, we've published stories by every important writer in Canada, to say nothing of the writers who got their start with us. This year there's an exciting mix of old hands with newcomers like ... View more info

Coming Attractions 6. pbk.

By: HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG, (eds.) FISHER, Christopher HILLIS, Rick WIEN, Carol Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, 1988, ISBN:0887507239:

Seller ID: 103371


HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG. Coming Attractions 6 . [N.pl.]: (Oberon Press, 1988). Pp. (7), 8-128. 8vo, illustrated creamcard covers. "ChristopherFisher writes about a small Prairie town and his stories are most remarkab le for their honesty and directness. Rick Hillis is more interested in formal experiment, but, like Fisher, he has a sure sense of the texture of ordinary life, which is where all his stories are born. Carol Ann Wien began bywriting for her children, and perhaps for that reason she also starts with the surfaces of things. But what her stories tend to show is that thing... View more info

Coming Attractions 5. pbk.

By: HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG, (eds.) FORAN, Charles BRADBURY, Patricia HOLZ, Cynthia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, 1987, ISBN:0887506798:

Seller ID: 103373


HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG. Coming Attractions 5 . [N.pl.]: (Oberon Press, 1987). Pp. (5), 6-127, (1). 8vo, illustrated cream card covers. "Coming Attractions, which has given many established writers their start, is nowfive years old. This edition, put together by David & Maggie Helwig, featu res the work of three new, young writers. Charles Foran has a sharp sense of detail and warm, wideranging sympathies. Patricia Bradbury is down-to-earth but strangely unpredictable, her prose full of haunting, unexpected rhythms. Most of Cynthia Holz's best stories are about being a Jew in New Y... View more info

Best Canadian Stories 92. First hardcover edition in dust jacket.

By: HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG, (eds.) GALLANT, Mavis ADAMSON, Gil. BURNARD, Bonnie

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Oberon, 1992, ISBN:0887508928:

Seller ID: 103112


HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG, (eds.). Best Canadian Stories 92. N.pl.: (Oberon, 1992). First Hardcover Printing. Pp (6), 7-170, (6). 8vo, black cloth with white spine lettering. "People ask us how we know that these stories -- the stories we've been publishing in the series we call Best Canadian Stories for 22 years now -- how we know that these are the best, the very best there are. One answer is the one given by David Helwig: 'it's what I said, each has to be a story no-one else knew, that was a secret from the beginning of the world until now.' John Moore gave another kind of answer ... View more info

Best Canadian Stories 90

By: HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG, (eds.) MISTRY, Rohinton FINDLEY, Timothy SCHOEMPERLEN, Diane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, 1990, ISBN:0887508189:

Seller ID: 96768


HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG, eds. Best Canadian Stories 90 . Edited by David Helwig & Maggie Helwig. [N.pl.]: (Oberon Press, 1990). Pp. (6),7-185,(7). 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. Includes the following stories: Linda Svendsen's "Stardust", Patricia Seaman's "The Harbour", Timothy Findley's "The Duel in Cluny Park", George Bowering's "Staircase Descended", Rohinton Mistry's "The More Important Things", Debbie Howlett's "Vermont", Diane Schoemperlen's "Love in the Time of Cliches", and Leon Rooke's "The Heart Must From Its Br... View more info

Best Canadian Stories 90. First hardcover edition in dust jacket.

By: HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG, (eds.) MISTRY, Rohinton FINDLEY, Timothy SCHOEMPERLEN, Diane

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, 1990, ISBN:0887508170:

Seller ID: 103111


HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG, eds. Best Canadian Stories 90. Edited by David Helwig & Maggie Helwig. [N.pl.]: (Oberon Press, 1990). First hardcoverprinting. Pp. (6),7-185,(7). 8vo, black cloth with white spine lettering. "The Oberon storybook is now twenty years old. Other anthologies come and go, but Best Canadian Stories remains just that -- and everyone knows it. Writers like George Bowering and Leon Rooke helped invent the form and Linda Svendsen and Diane Schoemperlen have built their reputations with Oberon Books. Then there are newcomers like Patricia Seaman and Debbie Howlett. C... View more info

Best Canadian Stories 89

By: HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG, eds. MUNRO, Alice BURNARD, Bonnie BUTALA, Sharon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, 1989, ISBN:0887507727:

Seller ID: 96767


HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG, eds. Best Canadian Stories 89 . Edited by David Helwig & Maggie Helwig. [N.pl.]: (Oberon Press, 1989). Pp. (6),7-189,(3). 8vo, illustrated white card covers. "The surprising success of the Oberon anthology has from time to time tempted others to enter the field. But none of them have lasted. Our Best Canadian Stories is now in its nineteenth year and continues to go from strength to strength. Alice Munro is back, as well as Sharon Burala, Bonnie Burnard and Dave Margoshes from Coming Attractions. Best of all, there are five new names this year--any one of w... View more info

Best Canadian Stories 87

By: HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG, eds. SCHOEMPERLEN, Diane GLOVER, Douglas ROOKE, Leon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, 1987, ISBN:0887506763:

Seller ID: 103246


HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG, eds. Best Canadian Stories 87 . Edited by David Helwig & Maggie Helwig. [N.pl.]: (Oberon Press, 1987). Pp. (4), 5-167, (1). 8vo, illustrated black card covers. "It's now seventeen years since we published the first edition of Best Canadian Stories and after all theseyears the Oberon storybook is still the only one of its kind on the market . Nearly every writer in Canada has now appeared in the series. Rick Hillisand Kenneth Radu are appearing for the first time and so is Graeme Gibson, though he is already well known for his three novels. Norman Levine, Ga... View more info

Best Canadian Stories 88

By: HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG, eds. SHIELDS, Carol MISTRY, Rohinton FINDLEY, Timothy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, 1988, ISBN:0887507255:

Seller ID: 96766


HELWIG, David and Maggie HELWIG, eds. Best Canadian Stories 88 . Edited by David Helwig & Maggie Helwig. [N.pl.]: (Oberon Press, 1988). Pp. (6),7-214,(2). 8vo, illustrated white card covers. "If the short story is alive and well in Canada today that could be because the Oberon annual, now in its eighteenth year, has provided a home for the growing number of writers who seein the story an appropriate form for this particular time and place. Once again we have the work of some relative newcomers (Genni Gunn, Susan Swan) as well as that of some old hands (Jane Rule, Joyce Marshall).And Timoth... View more info

Best Canadian Stories 83. pbk.

By: HELWIG, David and Sandra MARTIN (ed.) HUGGAN, Isabel ENGEL, Marian MCFADDEN, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, 1983, ISBN:0887504892:

Seller ID: 103211


HELWIG, David and Sandra MARTIN (ed.). Best Canadian Stories 83 Edited by David Helwig and Sandra Martin. [N.pl.]: (Oberon Press, 1983). Pp. (4), 5-216, (8). 8vo, illustrated black card covers. "This edition of Best Canadian Stories marks the return of David Helwig, who invented the series in 1971 and kept it alive and vigorous for the first five, difficult years. Now teamed with Sandra Martin, he's put together a collection that's at once human and readable. With outstanding stories by Rona Murray and Gertrude Story, 83 is unusually rich in new writers. Old friends too have returned: Don ... View more info

Best Canadian Stories 83. First hardcover edition in dust jacket.

By: HELWIG, David and Sandra MARTIN (ed.) HUGGAN, Isabel ENGEL, Marian MCFADDEN, David

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, 1983, ISBN:0887504884:

Seller ID: 103115


HELWIG, David and Sandra MARTIN (ed.). Best Canadian Stories 83 Edited by David Helwig and Sandra Martin. [N.pl.]: (Oberon Press, 1983). Pp. (4), 5-216, (8). 8vo, black cloth with silver spine lettering. "This edition of BestCanadian Stories marks the return of David Helwig, who invented the series in 1971 and kept it alive and vigorous for the first five, difficult years . Now teamed with Sandra Martin, he's put together a collection that's at once human and readable. With outstanding stories by Rona Murray and Gertrude Story, 83 is unusually rich in new weriters. Old friends too have ret... View more info

Best Canadian Stories 84. pbk.

By: HELWIG, David and Sandra MARTIN, (eds.) SHIELDS, Carol MACEWEN, Gwendolyn GALLANT, Mavis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, 1984, ISBN:0887505457:

Seller ID: 103355


HELWIG, David and Sandra MARTIN, (eds.). Best Canadian Stories 84 Edited byDavid Helwig and Sandra Martin. [N.pl.] : (Oberon Press, 1984). Pp. (4), 5 -177, (7). 8vo, illustrated black card covers. "The founding of Best Canadian Stories in 1971 has been truly called a momentous event in the history of Canadian writing. In less than fifteen years the story has become a recognized and respected literary form in Canada and Oberon has become its leading publisher. The series has encouraged young writers at the beginning of their careers and given writers of all ages and all kinds an opportunity... View more info

Best Canadian Stories 85

By: HELWIG, David and Sandra MARTIN, eds. ENGEL, Marian KINSELLA, W.P. RULE, Jane

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, 1985, ISBN:0887505902:

Seller ID: 103206


HELWIG, David and Sandra MARTIN, (eds.). Best Canadian Stories 85 . Edited by David Helwig & Sandra Martin. [N.pl.]: (Oberon Press, 1985). Pp. (4),5-195,(5). 8vo, illustrated black card covers. "The short story, once the mostneglected of literary forms, has gained such currency in Canada that publi shers are beginning to consider it as a source of profit, This it still is not. But we at Oberon have largely created the market for short fiction in Canada, and by our choices we continue to shape and model the form. This year we have a story by Marian Engel, one of her last, and stories by suc... View more info

Best Canadian Stories 86

By: HELWIG, David and Sandra MARTIN, eds. MUNRO, Alice JILES, Paulette ROOKE, Leon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oberon Press, 1986, ISBN:0887506399:

Seller ID: 103184


HELWIG, David and Sandra MARTIN, (eds.). Best Canadian Stories 86 . Edited by David Helwig & Sandra Martin. [N.pl.]: (Oberon Press, 1986). Pp. (4),5-215,(1). 8vo, illustrated black card covers. "The Oberon anthology of best Canadian stories has seen good times and bad times. Competitors have come and gone, looking elsewhere for easier game. After sixteen years, no other series can claim the same authority, the same continuity. In this edition, wehave an exciting mix of the new and the old. Tom Marshall is back, and Ray Smith and Gertrude Story. There are three winners of the Governor Gener... View more info

Of Desire. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HELWIG, David COLVILLE, Alex, dj painting Couple on Beach

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Viking, 1990,:

Seller ID: 4164


HELWIG, David. Of Desire. (Markham, Ont.): Viking, (1990). First Edition. Pp. 231. Dust jacket illustration "Couple on Beach" by Alex Colville. 8vo, blue cloth. Vg-fine in dj. 18.00 View more info