Bad Endings

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July 24, 2018|
Bad Endings by Carleigh Baker
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Finalist for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize.
Winner of the City of Vancouver Book Award.
Top 100 of 2017, Globe and Mail. 

“...Baker pushes readers to reconsider their desire for resolution. Eschewing the easy, the neat, the smoothed over, allows us to consider the things about ourselves we might not like. There's a political dimension to this. One thread running through this book is the threat of environmental collapse - drought, massive bee death, dwindling salmon stock - and humans' awkward interventions....” (The Globe and Mail)

“Her characters possess an abundance of hard-luck stories, true, but she writes them as sometimes wrong and sometimes foolish and hence eminently human in their fallibility.” (The Georgia Straight

“Baker is a skillful, sensitive writer with an uncanny gift for subtle, dark humor... There is no judgment or condemnation in these stories, but a tender, deep savoring of the quirks that make us human.” (Foreword Magazine

Carleigh Baker likes to make light in the dark. Whether plumbing family ties, the end of a marriage or death itself, she never lets go of the witty, the ironic and, perhaps most notably, the awkward. Despite the title, the resolution in these stories isn't always tragic, but it's often uncomfortable, unexpected or just plain strange. Character digressions, bad decisions and misconceptions abound.

Carleigh Baker is a Canadian writer, whose debut short story collection Bad Endings is a shortlisted finalist for the 2017 Rogers Writers'' Trust Fiction Prize, and won the City of Vancouver Book Award. Her work has also appeared in subTerrain, Prism International, Joyland and This Magazine.Carleigh Baker is a Canadian writer, whose de...
Title:Bad Endings
Format:Audio Book (CD)
Product dimensions:6.75 X 5.25 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:6.75 X 5.25 X 0.5 in
Published:July 24, 2018
Publisher:Brilliance Audio
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781978649279

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