Copernicus Avenue

February 15, 2011|
Copernicus Avenue by Andrew J. Borkowski
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You will never know what really happened to Lech or any of us. We mean nothing by it, darling. It is a silent agreement we all have with ourselves, that nothing will ever make us prisoners again, not even memory.?

Set primarily in the neighbourhood of fictional Copernicus Avenue, Andrew Borkowski's debut collection of short stories is a daring, modern take on life in Toronto's Polish community in the years following World War II. Featuring a cast of young and old, artists and soldiers, visionaries and madmen, the forgotten and the unforgettable, Copernicus Avenue captures, with bold and striking prose, the spirit of a people who have travelled to a new land, not to escape old grudges and atrocities, but to conquer them.
Andrew J. Borkowski was born and raised in Toronto’s Roncesvalles Village. He studied Journalism and English Literature at Carleton University. As a freelance journalist, he has published articles in the Globe and Mail, the Canadian Forum, Quill & Quire, TV Guide, and the Los Angeles Times. His short fiction has appeared in Grai...
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Title:Copernicus Avenue
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:240 pages, 8.1 X 5.28 X 0.45 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 8.1 X 5.28 X 0.45 in
Published:February 15, 2011
Publisher:Cormorant Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781770860018

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