Aubrey Mckee

June 23, 2020|
Aubrey Mckee by Alex Pugsley
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I am from Halifax, salt-water city, a place of silted genius, sudden women, figures floating in all waters. “People from Halifax are all famous,” my sister Faith has said. “Because everyone in Halifax knows each other’s business.”

From basement rec rooms to midnight railway tracks, Action Transfers to Smarties boxes crammed with joints, from Paul McCartney on the kitchen radio to their furious teenaged cover of The Ramones, Aubrey McKee and his familiars navigate late adolescence amidst the old-monied decadence of Halifax. An arcana of oddball angels, Alex Pugsley’s long-awaited debut novel follows rich-kid drug dealers and junior tennis brats, émigré heart surgeons and small-time thugs, renegade private school girls and runaway children as they try to make sense of the city into which they’ve been born. Part coming-of-age-story, part social chronicle, and part study of the myths that define our growing up, Aubrey McKee introduces a breathtakingly original new voice.
Alex Pugsley is a writer and filmmaker originally from Nova Scotia. He is the co-author of the novel Kay Darling. A winner of multiple awards, including the Journey Prize, his fiction has appeared in Brick, The Walrus, and McSweeney’s, among other publications, and for the last two years in Best Canadian Stories. As a screenwrit...
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Title:Aubrey Mckee
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:400 pages, 8.4 X 5.5 X 1.2 in
Shipping dimensions:400 pages, 8.4 X 5.5 X 1.2 in
Published:June 23, 2020
Publisher:Biblioasis
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781771963114

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