A House In The Country: And Other Stories by Bill MacdonaldA House In The Country: And Other Stories by Bill Macdonald

A House In The Country: And Other Stories

byBill Macdonald

Paperback | January 4, 2007

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This second volume of Bill MacDonald´s "best of" short stories begins by Mosquito Creek with the story of Aunt Leone and her irresistible raspberry plantation that attracts some very special visitors; we meet the soothsayers, extraordinary clairvoyant Aunt Sibyl and Alexa of Winnipeg; discover Uncle Sol and Harvey´s suspicious friendship; the Valdemar brothers from Denmark settle in Bornholm Bay, Lake Superior, melt snow to drink, and build a magnificent duplex; meet Grandpa and Grandma Oldfield; tour Paipoonge Township; paddle about Crystal Lake; speed through the night on the back roads of Scoble Townships without brakes or lights; meet sensuous Yvette and Noelle, prostitutes who treat writer´s block in Toronto. Most of these poignant and humourous short stories are set in the homes, yards, farms, beaches, and in creeks and caves around Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Since graduating from the University of Manitoba, and a year in Paris studying at the Sorbonne, Bill has been a forester, arctic weatherman, immigration officer, and school teacher. He lives in Thunder Bay, selling his books and scenic photography at Fireweed Crafts Inc. His short fiction has appeared in "Geist Magazine" and "Prairie F...
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Title:A House In The Country: And Other StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:185 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:January 4, 2007Publisher:Borealis PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0888873328

ISBN - 13:9780888873323

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