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My Life Among the Apes

by Cary Fagan

CORMORANT BOOKS | August 3, 2012 | Trade Paperback

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Canada''s answer to Chekhov?


Cary Fagan began his writing career with the short story and now, after five novels, he returns to his first love.


A woman leaves her husband, a retired judge, when he refuses to give up his passion for performing as a magician ("The FloatingWife").

A young man exiled from the downtown arts scene finds himself living in the suburbs in a community of new immigrants ("Shit Box").


A widow moves to New York to confront the woman who was her late husband''s mistress ("The Brooklyn Revenge").


A bank manager in a bad situation turns to his childhood obsession with Jane Goodall for inspiration ("My Life Among the Apes").

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 200 Pages, 4.72 × 7.87 × 0.79 in

Published: August 3, 2012

Publisher: CORMORANT BOOKS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1770860878

ISBN - 13: 9781770860872

Found in: Fiction and Literature

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My Life Among the Apes

My Life Among the Apes

by Cary Fagan

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 200 Pages, 4.72 × 7.87 × 0.79 in

Published: August 3, 2012

Publisher: CORMORANT BOOKS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1770860878

ISBN - 13: 9781770860872

From the Publisher

Canada''s answer to Chekhov? <p></p> <p><br>Cary Fagan began his writing career with the short story and now, after five novels, he returns to his first love.</p> <p><br>A woman leaves her husband, a retired judge, when he refuses to give up his passion for performing as a magician ("The FloatingWife").<br> <br>A young man exiled from the downtown arts scene finds himself living in the suburbs in a community of new immigrants ("Shit Box").</p> <p><br>A widow moves to New York to confront the woman who was her late husband''s mistress ("The Brooklyn Revenge").</p> <p><br>A bank manager in a bad situation turns to his childhood obsession with Jane Goodall for inspiration ("My Life Among the Apes"). </p>

About the Author

Cary Fagan is the author of ''Valentine''s Fall'' (finalist for the Toronto Book Award), ''The Mermaid of Paris'', ''Felix Roth'' and other novels as well as many books for children. His short stories have been included in ''Best Canadian Stories'' and other anthologies. His writing has received two Jewish Book Awards, a Mr. Christie Silver Medal, and many other awards and nominations. Cary Fagan lives in Toronto with his family.

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<p>"Breathtaking." </p>
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