September 1, 2013|
Dollybird by Anne Lazurko
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Winner of the WILLA Award for Historical Fiction. Shortlisted for the SaskPower Fiction Award, Saskatchewan Book Awards 2014. In 1906, Twenty-year-old Moira, banished to Saskatchewan because of her unwed pregnancy, must come to terms with her pioneer environment, her dodgy new acquaintances and her employment as a "dolly-bird" with a volatile young homesteader. Scattered through with birth, death, and the violent potential of both man and the elements, Dollybird excavates the small mercies which come to mean more than they should on a prairie peopled with characters struggling under a huge sky that waits, not so quietly, for them to fail.
Anne is a graduate of the Humber School of Writing whose work has been included in the anthology Fast Forward: New Saskatchewan Poets. Dollybird is her first book. Saskatchewan born and raised, Anne Lazurko has a political science degree from the University of Saskatchewan, and works as a freelance writer and a farmer. She lives with h...
Product dimensions:256 pages, 8.22 X 5.71 X 0.59 in
Shipping dimensions:256 pages, 8.22 X 5.71 X 0.59 in
Published:September 1, 2013
Publisher:Coteau Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781550505634

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