Here Comes The Dreamer

September 15, 2015|
Here Comes The Dreamer by Carol Giangrande
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Alastair Luce is a dreamer, one of three who tell this tale. A Canadian expat living in a 1950s New York City suburb, he''s an artist, a quiet man who paints houses for a living, fears atomic holocaust, drinks too much and worries about his suffering child, Grace. His wife Nora is a passionate American who misses the excitement of wartime life and finds an outlet--and a lover--during the Red scare. Just before the accident that will drive so many future events, Alastair offers a ride to their teenage neighbour, Claire, who as a witness to tragedy and a wry observer of suburban mores, continues the story. Later in Toronto, Alastair''s exiled daughter Grace picks up the narrative, giving voice to her fury, an artist who works to "burn" the city down with brilliant colour. All three are bound together by their history, as a crisis draws their lives to a climax. It''s then that Grace ventures homeward for the first time, into a startlng vision of the unknown.
Born and raised in the New York City area, Carole Giangrande now resides in Toronto. Her novella, A Gardener On The Moon, was co-winner of the 2010 Ken Klonsky Novella Contest. She is the author of two novels, An Ordinary Star (2004) and A Forest Burning (2000) and a short story collection, Missing Persons (1994), as well as two non-fi...
Title:Here Comes The Dreamer
Product dimensions:150 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:150 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.68 in
Published:September 15, 2015
Publisher:Inanna Publications
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781771332507

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