Donut Shop Lovers by Melissa SteeleDonut Shop Lovers by Melissa Steele

Donut Shop Lovers

byMelissa Steele

Paperback | October 15, 1999

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Winner of the John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Writer (Manitoba Writing and Publishing Awards).An unflinching look at modern love. A strong new voice in Canadian ­literature, Melissa Steele follows the likes of David Bergen and Miriam Toews as a John Hirsch Most Promising Writer."Steele has an ear for the coded language of families."-The National Post"The blend of sex and family saga gives a sharp edge to these family-oriented stories. . . . it can also be cathartic and affirming, as well as hot and ­bothered."-The Vancouver Sun
Melissa Steele won the John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer. She taught writing and literature and worked as a radio journalist. Her fiction has appeared in journals including Prairie Fire, Zygote, and City Magazine.
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Title:Donut Shop LoversFormat:PaperbackDimensions:148 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.55 inPublished:October 15, 1999Publisher:Turnstone PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0888012381

ISBN - 13:9780888012388

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From Canadian author Melissa Steele comes an unflinching look at modern love and its implications of fear, loneliness and complacency. The first part of Donut Shop Lovers is filled with stories that hinge on how people get involved with each other, sometimes by design and sometimes by chance. The second half of the collection contains a series of connected stories about the members of one family whose lives are thrown into disarray when a marriage fails. This masterful volume establishes Steele as a strong voice in Canadian literature.