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Certain Grace : Stories. First Edition, Signed.

By: BRENNAN, Binnie.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Quattro Books, Toronto, Ontario, 2012, ISBN:9781926802848:

Seller ID: 114627


BRENNAN, Binnie. A Certain Grace : Stories by Binnie Brennan. (Toronto, Ontario) : Quattro Books, (2012). First Printing. Pp. (12),13-124,(4). 8vo, photo-illustrated grey card covers with white spine, grey lettering to front cover, black lettering to white spine. Binnie Brennan, née Belinda Payzant (b. 1961, Toronto) was living in Halifax at the time of publication. "In the tradition of short story writers Alice Munro and Carol Shields, Binne Brennan examines the minutiae of ordinary life. During a tipsy night out escaping the frustrations of daily routines, two middle-aged school teacher... View more info

Leaves In The Wind. First Edition.

By: CAIN, Kit

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Soulful Stories Publishing, Yarmouth, N.S., 2006, ISBN:0978000544:

Seller ID: 84407


CAIN, Kit. Leaves In The Wind. Yarmouth, N.S. : Soulful Stories Publishing,2006. Pp (6),1-133,(5). 8vo, white card covers. “The central figure of thi s short story is a biker named Montana LeFandra (not his real name). I was about to say "hero" of this story, but, on thinking about it, the shoe doesn't really fit the foot. Though the teller of the story might well see himself as a hero, there's some question about whether others would. Montana's swears to God the story is absolutely true. The only trouble I have with his statement is that I'm not at all sure who his God is . or how m... View more info

Bridgewater Bound: Stories

By: CAMERON, Susan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Convoy Press, Halifax, 1995, ISBN:0968104711:

Seller ID: 99798


CAMERON, Susan. Bridgewater Bound: Stories. (Halifax, Nova Scotia) : ConvoyPress, (1999). Pp [1]-157,(3). 8vo, olive cardcovers with an Eva Scott wat ercolour as cover illustration. "Using the bustling river town as her backdrop, Susan Cameron presents eleven short stories that mix the mundane with the extraordinary. Family, jobs, obligations - all tie the individual characters to their community through generations of town life. "There is Ruby, who comes to town in 1920 to start afresh. Donald who must leave it in 1950because of the memories that haunt him. Margie, a little girl who t... View more info

Myth and Milieu : Atlantic Literature and Culture, 1918-1939.

By: DAVIES, Gwendolyn, (ed.) DAY, Frank Parker) MONTGOMERY, L.M.) McKAY, Ian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Acadiensis Press, Fredericton, 1993, ISBN:0919107397:

Seller ID: 25528


DAVIES, Gwendolyn, (ed.). Myth and Milieu: Atlantic Literature and Culture,1918-1939. Fredericton : Acadiensis Press, 1993. Pp. (6),iiv,[1]-209,(1). 8vo, illustrated red trade paperback. Thomas H. Raddall Symposium No. 2. Newfoundland: Elizabeth Miller's "Newfoundland Literature in the 'Dirty Thirties'"; David G. Pitt's "The Challenged Heritage: The Sea as Myth and Milieuin the Poetry of E.J. Pratt". Davies' Introduction; Ian McKay's "Helen Cre ighton and the Politics of Antimodernism"; Margaret Conrad's 's "The Battleof the Cartoonists: The Cartoon Art of Donald Mc... View more info

Selected Tales of Jacques Ferron

By: FERRON, Jacques BEDNARSKI, Betty, trans. Anansi Fiction Series, AF 48)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Anansi, Toronto, 1984, ISBN:0887841406:

Seller ID: 100497


FERRON, Jacques. Selected Tales of Jacques Ferron. Translated by Betty Bednarski. Toronto: Anansi, (1984). First thus printing. Pp. (10),[11]-245,(3).8vo, grey card covers with white and blue titles to spine. Anansi Fiction Series, AF48. "Thirty-seven sparkling classics of Quebec fiction [by the Governor-Generals Award-winning founder of the absurdist Rhinoceros Party], in new translations by [Nova Scotian] Betty Bednarski, with an introduction an biographical notes. Jacques Ferron's stories are wonderful. Some are fantastic tall tales in which a bull turns into a lawyer, or a lonely Alber... View more info

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John R. and Son and Other Stories. First Edition

By: GILLIS, Tessie CAPLAN, Ronald, afterword

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Breton Books, 1998,: 1998

Seller ID: 47887

ISBN: 1895415314


GILLIS, Tessie. John R. and Son and Other Stories. With an Afterword "From a Packet of Letters" by Ronald Caplan. Wreck Cove, Cape Breton Island : Breton Books, 1998. First Edition. Pp (6),1-195,(7). 8vo (139 x 215 mm), photo-illustrated card covers, with orange & white lettering to spine and a small b&w photo of Joe and Tessie Gillis on the rear cover. Tessie Gillis, née ? (b. February 4, 1910, Butte, Montana - d. 1972) moved to Inverness County, Cape Breton in 1950. John R. and Son. The Innocent. Horses of the Sun. Olive. King. From a ... View more info

Woman and the Race. Second Edition.

By: HART, Gordon HENSLEY, Sophia Margaret

Price: $140.00

Publisher: John Lovell & Son, Montreal , 1911,:

Seller ID: 102342


HART, Gordon Woman and the Race. Westwood, Mass. : "Published by the Ariel Press", (1911). Second Edition, revised and enlarged. Pp (8),[1]-274, with illustration tipped-in opp. p.[1]. 8vo, light brown mottled paper-covered boards, with black decorative lettering and celtic interlacing design on front board. Watters p.618, Laugher p.243, Rhodenizer p.279. Gordon Hart was apseudonum of Sophia Margaret Hensley, née Almon (b. May 31, 1866, Bridgeto wn, Nova Scotia - d. February 10, 1946), Canadian poet and writer of fiction. With two short introductory pieces (including "To the Young... View more info

Shadows of the Soul : Poems and short stories.

By: HUBLEY, April K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 2000,:

Seller ID: 91752


HUBLEY, April K. Shadows of the Soul : Poems and short stories. N.pl.: the Author, 2000. Pp (38) leaves, printed one side only. Illustrated. 8vo, black comb bound, illustrated cream card covers. April K. Hubley (born 1982) lives with her family in Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia, and plans to finish highschool this year (2000) and attend the Institute of Early Childhood Educat ion and Developmental Services in Truro, N.S. . Very good. 10.00 View more info

Righteous Living : stories

By: HULL, Maureen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Turnstone Press, Winnipeg, 1999,:

Seller ID: 32385


HULL, Maureen. Righteous Living : Stories. (Winnipeg) : Turnstone Press, (1999). Pp (8),1-132. 8vo, cardcovers. Vg-fine. 8.00 View more info

Blind Date. First Edition

By: KERSLAKE, Susan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pottersfield Press, Porters Lake, 1989, ISBN:091900153X:

Seller ID: 6990


KERSLAKE, Susan. Blind Date. (Porters Lake) : Pottersfield Press, (1989). First Edition. Pp (6),7-112. 8vo, cream card covers, with Carol H. Fraser's painting "Conversation" as cover art. Kerslake (b. 1943, Chicago). "A new collection of short fiction by Susan Kerslake, Blind Date invites the readerinto a rich imaginative landscape of hope and fear. The stories range in s etting from nineteenth century rural Prairie settlements to twentieth century Maritime hospitals, from drought-stricken African villages to trendy contemporary urban high-rises. Perhaps most unforgetable is a near... View more info

Book of Fears. Third Printing, Signed

By: KERSLAKE, Susan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ragweed Press, 1989, ISBN:0920304311:

Seller ID: 6986


KERSLAKE, Susan. The Book of Fears. Charlottetown : Ragweed Press, (1989). Third Printing. Pp (4), 5-125, (3). 8vo, card covers. "Susan Kerslake writes with a strange, subterranean beauty about the vast landscape of fear. With stark precision detailing the thin line between fear and obsession, her stories give us an inner topography of the victim." - r.cover. Very good. Signed. 12.00 View more info

Book of Fears. First Edition, Signed

By: KERSLAKE, Susan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Ragweed Press, 1984, ISBN:0920304311:

Seller ID: 7353


KERSLAKE, Susan. The Book of Fears. Charlottetown : Ragweed Press, (1984). First Printing. Pp. (4),5-125,(3). 8vo, pink decorated cardcovers with black letering to front & spine. Kerslake (b. 1943, Chicago). "Susan Kerslake writes with a strange, subterranean beauty about the vast landscape of fear.With stark precision detailing the thin line between fear and obsession, h er stories give us an inner topography of the victim." - r.cover. Includes the following stories: "Billy", "Push-Me Pull-You", "Choices", "Trust", "Mirror Mirror", "Sweet Gr... View more info

Blind Date. First Edition, Signed

By: KERSLAKE, Susan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: 1989, ISBN:091900153X:

Seller ID: 24714


KERSLAKE, Susan. Blind Date. (Porters Lake) : Pottersfield Press, (1989). First Edition. Pp (6),7-112. 8vo, cream card covers, with Carol H. Fraser's painting "Conversation" as cover art. Kerslake (b. 1943, Chicago). "A new collection of short fiction by Susan Kerslake, Blind Date invites the readerinto a rich imaginative landscape of hope and fear. The stories range in s etting from nineteenth century rural Prairie settlements to twentieth century Maritime hospitals, from drought-stricken African villages to trendy contemporary urban high-rises. Perhaps most unforgetable is a near... View more info

Book of Fears. Second Printing

By: KERSLAKE, Susan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Ragweed Press, 1985, ISBN:0920304311:

Seller ID: 7354


KERSLAKE, Susan. The Book of Fears. Charlottetown : Ragweed Press, (1985). Second Printing. Pp (4), 5-125, (3). 8vo, pink decorated cardcovers with black letering to front & spine. Kerslake (b. 1943, Chicago). "Susan Kerslakewrites with a strange, subterranean beauty about the vast landscape of fea r. With stark precision detailing the thin line between fear and obsession,her stories give us an inner topography of the victim." - r.cover. Include s the following stories: "Billy", "Push-Me Pull-You", "Choices", "Trust", "Mirror Mirror", "Sweet ... View more info

Book of Fears. First Edition

By: KERSLAKE, Susan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ragweed Press, Charlottetown, 1984, ISBN:0920304311:

Seller ID: 13552


KERSLAKE, Susan. The Book of Fears. Charlottetown : Ragweed Press, (1984). First Printing. Pp. (4),5-125,(3). 8vo, pink decorated cardcovers with black letering to front & spine. Kerslake (b. 1943, Chicago). "Susan Kerslake writes with a strange, subterranean beauty about the vast landscape of fear.With stark precision detailing the thin line between fear and obsession, h er stories give us an inner topography of the victim." - r.cover. Includes the following stories: "Billy", "Push-Me Pull-You", "Choices", "Trust", "Mirror Mirror", "Sweet Gr... View more info

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When I Always Wanted Something : Stories. First Edition

By: LANGILLE, Carole Glasser

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mercury Press, Toronto, 2008, ISBN:9781551281377: 2008

Seller ID: 86565

ISBN: 1551281376


LANGILLE, Carole Glasser. When I Always Wanted Something : Stories. (Toronto) : The Mercury Press, (2008). First Printing. Pp. (8),[9]-141,(3). 8vo, photo-illustrated purple and grey card covers. A collection of short stories by the Nova Scotian author. When I Always Wanted Something is a collection of stories about our blind spots, and how, despite them, we try again and again to connect with each other. In these stories, about a woman who has an unexpected bond with Ethel Rosenberg, an old man in a hospital who shares his secrets with a visitor, a woman whos... View more info

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When I Always Wanted Something : Stories. First Edition, Signed.

By: LANGILLE, Carole Glasser

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Mercury Press, Toronto, 2008, ISBN:9781551281377: 2008

Seller ID: 115239

ISBN: 1551281376


LANGILLE, Carole Glasser. When I Always Wanted Something : Stories. (Toronto) : The Mercury Press, (2008). First Printing. Pp. (8),[9]-141,(3). 8vo, photo-illustrated purple and grey card covers. A collection of short stories by the Nova Scotian author. "When I Always Wanted Something is a collection of stories about our blind spots, and how, despite them, we try again and again to connect with each other. In these stories, about a woman who has an unexpected bond with Ethel Rosenberg, an old man in a hospital who shares his secrets with a visitor, a woman who... View more info

I Am What I Am Because You Are What You Are. Stories. First Edition, Paperback.

By: LANGILLE, Carole Glasser.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, 2015, ISBN:9781554471492:

Seller ID: 111580


LANGILLE, Carole Glasser. I Am What I Am Because You Are What You Are. Stories. (Kentville, NS) : Gaspereau Press, Printers & Publishers, MMXV. First Printing. Pp. (8),9-171,(5). 8vo, black printed card covers in printed brown jacket, black lettering to spine, wraparound band at rear. Carole GlasserLangille , born in New Yorker City, now living in Balck Point, Nova Scotia . "A collection of linekd stories can closely approximate everyday experience, where repeat, intimate encounters might gradually uncover the private, inner lives of others, and the accumulated fragments of incidents and r... View more info

Margaret Laurence : The Making of a Writer. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.

By: LAURENCE, Margaret). XIQUES, Donez.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dundurn Press, Toronto, 2005, ISBN:1550025791: 2005

Seller ID: 78027

ISBN: 1550025791


(LAURENCE, Margaret) Donez XIQUES. Margaret Laurence : The Making of a Writer. Toronto : Dundurn Press, (2005). First Pritning. Pp. (8),[9]-408, + 8 pages of b&w plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with silver lettering to spine. Dona Xiques (b. April 30, 1936, Staten Island, New York). The author resides regularly in Nova Scotia. "'Margaret Laurence: The Making of a Writer' is an engaging narrative that contains new and important findings about Laurence's life and career. This biography reveals the challenges, successes, and failures of the long apprentice... View more info

Watermelon Social. Stories by Elaine McCluskey. First Edition

By: McCLUSKEY, Elaine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gaspereau Press, Kentville, NS, 2006, ISBN:155447020x:

Seller ID: 70051


McCLUSKEY, Elaine. The Watermelon Social. Stories. (Kentville, Nova Scotia): Gaspereau Press, Printers & Publishers, 2006. First Printing. Pp. (8),9- 137,(7). 8vo, art-illustrated black cardcovers, with silver lettering to spine. Cover art by George Walker. The dustjacket has white lettering to its spine. Elaine McCluskey (b. 1955, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia). "Elaine McCluskey's debut is a collection of ten comical and aggressively human slices of suburban life. From grocery aisles and strip-mall parking lots to school hallways and waiting rooms, these stories pulse with the bizarre and somet... View more info